The application of standard measurement is a cornerstone of modern science. In this collection of essays, standardization of procedure, units of measurement and the epistemology of standardization are addressed by specialists from sociology, history and the philosophy of science.

chapter 2|14 pages

Metrology and Varieties of Making in Synthetic Biology

By– Pablo Schy er

chapter 6|14 pages

Can We Dispense with the Notion of ‘True Value’ in Metrology?

By– Fabien Grégis

chapter 11|12 pages

The Measure of Democracy: Coding in Political Science

By– Sharon Crasnow

chapter 12|12 pages

Measuring Metabolism – Elizabeth Neswald