Table of contents for Explaining scientific consensus : the case of Mendelian genetics / Kyung-Man Kim ; foreword by Donald T. Campbell ; commentaries by Robert Olby and Nils Roll-Hansen.


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Preface.
Introduction.
Toward a Sociology of Scientific Validity, Donald T. Campbell.
1. Scientific Consensus as a Sociological Problem.
2. The Biometry-Mendelism Controversy Revisited.
3. Natural Selection and the Background of Controversy.
4. Controversy over Heredity in Mice: The Conversion of the Three Paradigm Articulators.
5. Consensus on the Mendelian Explanation of Alternative Inheritance.
6. The Watershed of the Controversy: Wilhelm Johannsen's Genotype Theory and the Formation of New Allies.
7. The Emergence of the Consensus on the Multiple-Factor Theory and the Effectiveness of Selection.
8. Conclusion: Language and Representation in the Sociology of Scientific Knowledge.
Commentary: Sociology of Science, Sociology of Knowledge and Scientific Consensus, Robert Olby.
Commentary: Challenging Current Sociology of Scientific Knowledge, Nils Roll-Hansen.
References.
Index.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Mendel's law History, Science Social aspects Case studies, Knowledge, Sociology of Case studies