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  1. A Calculating Profession: Victorian Actuaries among the Statisticians.Timothy L. Alborn - 1994 - Science in Context 7 (3):433-468.
    The ArgumentHistorians of science naturally tend to express interest in other forms of intellectual activity only when these intersect with science. This tendncy has produced a number of enlightening studies of what happens when science and law or theology come into contact, but little by way of how science enters into the calculations and social status of such forms of knowledge after the conjuction has passed. Recent work in the sociology of professions, in contrast, has focused attention precisely on those (...)
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