4th December 2020
L. Daston: the world of science isn’t a reservoir of given classifications. Those are often dynamic.
Objects become reference of sciences because of scientists’ ideas.
In an applied Metaphysics, rality is a matter of degrees.
By approaching things in this way we don’t actually take into account a particular aspect of constructivism. Objects which belong to the so called Social kinds +++
Socially constructed natural objects involve
- the role of human intervention
- influence of social factors
- no relevant distinction can be +++