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Published online by Cambridge University Press:  16 September 2022

Mary S. Morgan
Affiliation:
London School of Economics and Political Science
Kim M. Hajek
Affiliation:
London School of Economics and Political Science
Dominic J. Berry
Affiliation:
London School of Economics and Political Science

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Narrative Science
Reasoning, Representing and Knowing since 1800
, pp. v - vii
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2022

Contents

  1. List of Figures

  2. List of Tables

  3. List of Contributors

  4. Preface and Acknowledgements

  5. IPrologues
    1. 1Narrative: A General-Purpose Technology for Science

      Mary S. Morgan

    2. 2What Is Narrative in Narrative Science? The Narrative Science Approach

      Kim M. Hajek

  6. IIMatters of TimeWhen time matters in the sciences, it matters in their narratives, but those narratives rarely use a simple account of time
    1. 3Mass Extinctions and Narratives of Recurrence

      John E. Huss

    2. 4The Narrative Nature of Geology and the Rewriting of the Stac Fada Story

      Andrew Hopkins

    3. 5Reasoning from Narratives and Models: Reconstructing the Tohoku Earthquake

      Teru Miyake

    4. 6Stored and Storied Time in Archaeology

      Anne Teather

  7. IIIAccessing Nature’s NarrativesWhen nature is seen as narrating itself, narrative becomes a constituent feature of scientific accounts
    1. 7Great Exaptations: On Reading Darwin’s Plant Narratives

      Devin Griffiths

    2. 8From Memories to Forecasting: Narrating Imperial Storm Science

      Debjani Bhattacharyya

    3. 9Visual Evidence and Narrative in Botany and War: Two Domains, One Practice

      Elizabeth Haines

    4. 10The Trees’ Tale: Filigreed Phylogenetic Trees and Integrated Narratives

      Nina Kranke

  8. IVInterlude
    1. 11Process Tracing and Narrative Science

      Sharon L. Crasnow

  9. VResearch NarrativesWhen scientists write about their research, their narratives centre on their practices but reveal their beliefs about phenomena
    1. 12Research Narratives and Narratives of Nature in Scientific Articles: How Scientists Familiarize Their Communities with New Approaches and Epistemic Objects

      Robert Meunier

    2. 13Thick and Thin Chemical Narratives

      Mat Paskins

    3. 14Reporting on Plagues: Epidemiological Reasoning in the Early Twentieth Century

      Lukas Engelmann

    4. 15The Politics of Representation: Narratives of Automation in Twentieth-Century American Mathematics

      Stephanie Dick

    5. 16Chronicle, Genealogy and Narrative: Understanding Synthetic Biology in the Image of Historiography

      Dominic J. Berry

  10. VINarrative Sensibility and ArgumentWhen narrative acts as a site for reasoning
    1. 17Anecdotes: Epistemic Switching in Medical Narratives

      Brian Hurwitz

    2. 18Narrative Performance and the ‘Taboo on Causal Inference’: A Case Study of Conceptual Remodelling and Implicit Causation

      Elspeth Jajdelska

    3. 19Reading Mathematical Proofs as Narratives

      Line Edslev Andersen

    4. 20Narrative Solutions to a Common Evolutionary Problem

      John Beatty

    5. 21Just-so What?

      Paula Olmos

  11. VIIFinale
    1. 22Narrative and Natural Language

      M. Norton Wise

  12. Index

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  • Contents
  • Edited by Mary S. Morgan, London School of Economics and Political Science, Kim M. Hajek, London School of Economics and Political Science, Dominic J. Berry, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Book: Narrative Science
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  • Edited by Mary S. Morgan, London School of Economics and Political Science, Kim M. Hajek, London School of Economics and Political Science, Dominic J. Berry, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Book: Narrative Science
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  • Contents
  • Edited by Mary S. Morgan, London School of Economics and Political Science, Kim M. Hajek, London School of Economics and Political Science, Dominic J. Berry, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Book: Narrative Science
  • Online publication: 16 September 2022
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