ABSTRACT

Traditionally experimentation has been understood as an activity performed within the laboratory, but in the twenty-first century this view is being challenged. Schwarz uses ecological and environmental case studies to show how scientific experiments can transcend the laboratory.

chapter 2|12 pages

The Philosophy of Inductive Sciences

chapter 3|28 pages

Whewell’s Innovation through Renewal

chapter 5|16 pages

Experimentation in Lab and Field

chapter 6|16 pages

Exploring the Field Ideal

chapter 11|6 pages

On the Pleasures of Ecotechnology

chapter 13|12 pages

Political Economy of Experiments