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Reasoning in measurement / edited by Nicola Mössner and Alfred Nordmann.

Contributor(s): Mössner, Nicola [editor] | Nordmann, Alfred, 1956- [editor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: History and philosophy of technoscience: Publisher: London ; New York, NY : Routledge/Taylor and Francis Group, c2017Description: xii, 262 pages : illustrations ; 25 centimetres.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781848936027 (hardback : alk. paper).Subject(s): Measurement -- History | Metrology -- History
Contents:
Notes on contributors -- Epistemological dimensions of measurement / Nicola Mössner and Alfred Nordmann -- Founding figures -- Of compass, chain, and sounding line : taking Thoreau's measure / Laura Dassow Walls -- Operationalism : old lessons and new challenges / Hasok Chang -- Images as measurements -- Photo mensura / Patrick Maynard -- The media aesthetics of brain imaging in popular science / Liz Hausken -- Compressed sensing : a new mode of measurement / Thomas Vogt -- The altered image : composite figures and evidential reasoning with mechanically produced images / Laura Perini -- Visual data : reasons to be relied on? / Nicola Mössner -- Pictorial evidence : on the rightness of pictures / Tobias Schöttler -- Measuring the immeasurable -- Measurement in medicine and beyond : quality of life, blood pressure and time / Leah McClimans -- Measuring intelligence effectively : psychometrics from a philosophy of technology perspective / Andreas Kaminski -- The klein sexual orientation grid and the measurement of human sexuality / Donna J. Drucker -- The desert and the dendograph : place, community and ecological instrumentation / Emily K. Brock -- Calibrating mind and world -- Scientific measurement as cognitive integration : the role of cognitive integration in the growth of scientific knowledge / Godfrey Guillaumin -- Measurements in the engineering sciences : an epistemology of producing knowledge of physical phenomena / Mieke Boon -- Uncertainty and modeling in seismology / Teru Miyake -- A model-based epistemology of measurement / Eran Tal -- Index.
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