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Is There a Crisis of Truth?” Los Angeles Review of Books (2 December 2019)

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A Taste of Science: Making the Subjective Objective in the California Wine World,” Social Studies of Science, xlvi (2016), 436-460.

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"Kuhn’s Structure: A Moment in Modern Naturalism," in Kuhn’s Structure of Scientific Revolutions - 50 Years On, eds William J. Devlin and Alisa Bokulich, Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science, Vol. 311 (Zürich: Springer-Verlag, 2015), pp. 11-21.

"The Virtue of Scientific Thinking," Boston Review, xl, no. 1 (January-February 2015), 32-39

"You Are What You Eat’: Historical Changes in Ideas about Food and Identity," Historical Research 87 (2014), pp. 377-392.

"The Tastes of Wine: Towards a Cultural History," Rivista di Estetica n.s. 51 (2012), pp. 49-94.

"The Ivory Tower: The History of a Figure of Speech and Its Cultural Uses," The British Journal for the History of Science 45 (2012), pp. 1-27.

"The Sciences of Subjectivity," Social Studies of Science 42 (2012), pp. 170-184.

"Changing Tastes: How Foods Tasted in the Early Modern Period and How They Taste Now," The Hans Rausing Lecture 2011, Salvia Småskrifter, No. 14 (Uppsala: Tryck Wikströms, for the University of Uppsala, 2011), pp. 47.

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"The Scientist in 2008", (Posted November 20, 2008)

"Science and the Modern World," in The Handbook of Science and Technology Studies, 3rd Ed., eds Edward Hackett, Olga Amsterdamska, Michael Lynch, and Judy Wajcman (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2007), pp. 433-448.

"Expertise, Common Sense, and the Atkins Diet," in Public Science in Liberal Democracy, ed. Peter W. B. Phillips (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007), pp. 174-193.

"The Man of Science,” in The Cambridge History of Science. Vol. 3: Early Modern Science, eds Lorraine Daston and Katharine Park (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006), pp. 179-191.

"Hyper-Professionalism and the Crisis of Readership in the History of Science,” Isis 96 (2005), pp. 238-243.

"Science," in New Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society, eds Tony Bennett, Larry Grossberg, and Meaghan Morris (Oxford: Blackwell, 2005), pp. 314-317.

"Who is the Industrial Scientist? Commentary from Academic Sociology and from the Shop-Floor in the United States, ca. 1900-ca. 1970," in The Science–Industry Nexus: History, Policy, Implications, Nobel Symposium 123, eds Karl Grandin, NinaWormbs, and Sven Widmalm (Canton, MA: Science History Publications, 2004), pp. 337-363.

"The Way We Trust Now: The Authority of Science and the Character of the Scientist," in Pervez Hoodbhoy, Daniel Glaser, and Steven Shapin, Trust Me, I'm a Scientist (London: The British Council, 2004), pp. 42-63.

"The Image of the Man of Science," in The Cambridge History of Science: Vol. 4. Eighteenth-Century Science, ed. Roy Porter (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003), pp. 159-183.

"Trusting George Cheyne: Scientific Expertise, Common Sense, and Moral Authority in Early Eighteenth-Century Dietetic Medicine," Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 77 (2003), pp. 263-297.

"How to Eat Like a Gentleman: Dietetics and Ethics in Early Modern England," in Right Living: An Anglo-American Tradition of Self-Help Medicine and Hygiene, ed. Charles E. Rosenberg (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003), pp. 21-58.

"Proverbial Economies: How an Understanding of Some Linguistic and Social Features of Common Sense Can Throw Light on More Prestigious Bodies of Knowledge, Science For Example," Social Studies of Science, 31 (2001), pp. 731-769.

"Who Was J. Robert Oppenheimer? Charisma and Complex Organization," Social Studies of Science, 30 (2000), pp. 545-590 [with Charles Thorpe].

"Descartes the Doctor: Rationalism and Its Therapies," The British Journal for the History of Science, 33 (2000), pp. 131-154.

"How to be Antiscientific," in The One Culture? A Conversation about Science, eds Jay A. Labinger and Harry Collins (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001), pp. 99-115.

"Science and Prejudice" (published in German as "Vorurteilsfreie Wissenschaft und Gute Gesellschaft: Zur Geschichte eines Vorurteil,"), Transit: Europäische Revue, 16 (Winter 1998/99), pp. 51-63.

"Rarely Pure and Never Simple: Talking about Truth," Configurations, 7 (1999), pp. 1-14.

"The Philosopher and the Chicken: On the Dietetics of Disembodied Knowledge," in Science Incarnate: Historical Embodiments of Natural Knowledge, eds Christopher Lawrence and Steven Shapin (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998), pp. 21-50.

"Placing the View from Nowhere: Historical and Sociological Problems in the Location of Science," Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, n.s. 23 (1998), pp. 5-12.

"Cordelia's Love: Credibility and the Social Studies of Science," Perspectives on Science, 3 (1995), pp. 255-275.

"Here and Everywhere: Sociology of Scientific Knowledge," Annual Review of Sociology, 21 (1995), pp. 289-321.

"Discipline and Bounding: The History and Sociology of Science as Seen through the Externalism-Internalism Debate," History of Science, 30 (1992), pp. 333-369.

"A Scholar and a Gentleman: The Problematic Identity of the Scientific Practitioner in Early Modern England," History of Science, 24 (1991), pp. 279-327.

"The Mind is Its Own Place: Science and Solitude in Seventeenth-Century England," Science in Context, 4 (1991), pp. 191-218.

"Science and the Public," in Companion to the History of Modern Science, eds R. C. Olby et al. (London: Routledge, 1990), pp. 990-1007.

"The Invisible Technician," American Scientist, 77 (November-December 1989), pp. 554-563.

"Who was Robert Hooke?" in Robert Hooke: New Studies, eds Michael Hunter and Simon Schaffer (Woodbridge, Suffolk: The Boydell Press, 1989), pp. 253-285.

"Understanding the Merton Thesis,” Isis 79 (1988), pp. 594-605.

"House of Experiment in Seventeenth-Century England," Isis, 77 (1988), pp. 373-404.

"Pump and Circumstance: Robert Boyle’s Literary Technology,” Social Studies of Science 14 (1984), 481-520.

"History of Science and Its Sociological Reconstructions," History of Science, 20 (1982), pp. 157-211.

"Of Gods and Kings: Natural Philosophy and Politics in the Leibniz-Clarke Disputes,” Isis 77 (1981), pp. 187-215.

"The Politics of Observation: Cerebral Anatomy and Social Interests in the Edinburgh Phrenology Disputes," in On the Margins of Science: The Social Construction of Rejected Knowledge, ed. Roy Wallis, Sociological Review Monographs, vol. xxvii (Keele: Keele University Press, 1979), pp. 139-178.

"Science, Nature, and Control: Interpreting Mechanics' Institutes," Social Studies of Science, 7 (1977), pp. 31-74 [with Barry Barnes].

"Head and Hand: Rhetorical Resources in British Pedagogical Writing, 1770-1850," Oxford Review of Education, 2 (1976), pp. 231-254 [with Barry Barnes].