Making Experiments Experience

27 October 2010 / Making of

Experience Experiments (Making Experiments Experience)

Production of knowledge; what is an experiment: from observation to making; thinking doing; Hobbes boil’s at Boyle; if you can spray them they are real; ‘members account’, ‘strangers account’, and making a book about experiments; intervene in the world; creation of new phenomena; and how the ship gets in the bottle

Video to watch in class: Ant Farm: Inflatables, 1971

References for introduction:
Steven Shapin and Simon Schaffer: Leviathan and the Air-Pump
Peter Galison: How Experiments End
Ian Hacking: Representing and Intervening