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Actor Network Theory (ANT) | by Daniel Ari Friedman
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Actor Network Theory (ANT)

“Philosophy is not in the business of explaining anything. Actual occasions explain what happened, not philosophy.”

 

“The world is not a solid continent of facts sprinkled by a few lakes of uncertainties, but a vast ocean of uncertainties speckled by a few islands of calibrated and stabilized forms”

 

“You who are on the inside, don’t condemn my lack of faith too quickly; you who are on the outside, don’t be too quick to mock my overcredulity; you who are indifferent, don’t be too quick to wax ironic about my perpetual hesitations.”

 

"Using a slogan from ANT, you have 'to follow the actors themselves', that is try to catch up with their often wild innovations in order to learn from them what the collective existence has become in their hands, which methods they have elaborated to make it fit together, which accounts best define the new associations that they have been forced to established."

 

― Bruno Latour

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Uploaded on October 21, 2017