Epistemology & Philosophy of Science

Volume 47, Issue 1, 2016

Olga Stoliarova
Pages 78-83

MiIlieu, Embodiment, and Cultural Studies of Science
Comment on Rom Harre’s the Social Ingredients in All Ways of Acquiring Reliable Knowledge

The article discusses the concept of milieu in its connection with a problem of embodiment as it is today posed in the cultural studies of science. It is pointed out that if we take the embodied milieu as a precondition and result of our theoretical and practical activities, then it challenges the traditional sense of the word «social and, accordingly, the basic purposes of a social philosophy of science.