Abel, Niels Henrik, 329
abs (asset- backed securities), 31–42, 45n7,
45n10
abs cdos, 37–42. See also abs; cdo
Abstraction, 133, 137, 140–41, 159, 200, 292,
396
Activity required for cultivating actors, 14
Actor’s category, 5, 13–14, 18, 72, 228–29
Actors’ shaping of culture, 10–11, 14–18, 352
Adjunction, 329–30, 341, 343–45, 348n16
Africanity, 6, 70–72, 82–83
Agriculture, 14, 228, 230, 234
Algebra, 198–99, 202–3, 206, 209–13, 220n31,
233–35, 327–46, 347n4, 348n12, 349–51, 399
Algebraic solution, 327–28, 341–43, 394
Algebrization, 211
Algorithm, 354–62, 366–90, 393n12, 393n21,
394n22, 395nn31–32. See also Procedure
Analogy, 39, 233; between mathematical opera-
tions, 368, 376
Anoplotherium, 263–66, 276
Antiquarianism, 253, 271, 273–74
Arabic: mathematical sources, 210, 354, 391
Arithmetical operation, 332–33, 361–80, 391,
395n27
Asset- backed securities. See abs
Axiomatic, 199–206, 213, 218n6, 335, 344, 346
Babbage, Charles, 333, 348
Bachelard, Gaston, 110–11, 114, 291–93
Baire, René- Louis, 214, 221n34, 222
Belhoste, Bruno, 15, 44, 250–77, 329, 338, 348,
392, 399
Beliefs: system of, 208
Berheide, Catherine, 152, 167–68
Bertrand, Joseph, 337
Bieberbach, Ludwig, 13, 200–201, 221
Biochemistry, 17, 124–25, 280–82, 287, 292n3,
293–94
Black- Scholes model, 36
Bohr, Harald, 200
Bohr, Niels, 54, 57, 60–61, 67
Booth, Alison, 155–56, 166n20, 166n22
Borel, Émile, 214, 221n34, 222, 342–45, 348
Bos, Henk J., 210–11, 221–22
Boundary objects, 163
Bourbaki, Nicolas, 199, 218n10, 219n11
Bourdieu, Pierre, 289–90, 293
Brechenmacher, Frédéric, 202, 221
Brongniart, Alexandre, 257, 270, 277
Bryant, Gay, 147, 165–67
Camper, Adrian, 257
Canon, 107, 232, 357, 367
Cantor, Georg, 214
Cardan, Jérome, 329
Carnot, Lazare, 206
Catalyst, 147, 151, 164, 165n4, 166n13, 166n25,
167, 284, 297
Cauchy, Augustin- Louis, 212, 329, 337, 349
Cayley, Arthur, 328, 331–38, 346, 347n7,
348–49
cdo (collaterized- debt obligation), 31–45
Censure, 232, 236, 244n37, 245n44
Center for Creative Leadership, 148, 168
Center for Women in Government at suny,
152, 167
Chang, Hasok, 145, 167
Chemla, Karine, 1, 6, 20–21, 24, 142, 165, 188,
190n26, 191, 219n14, 221, 316, 347n2, 348,
352–98
Chevalley, Claude, 13, 196–203, 209, 218n6,
218n8, 218n10, 219, 221
China: mathematical writings in, 20, 356–59,
367–69, 379–81, 396
Chinese science as actors’ category, 18, 312
Circulation of knowledge, 7, 352
Civic epistemology, 163
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