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First, the meanings attached to objects are not fixed. Instead, the assignment of meaning to objects involves a process of dialectics, a movement between the presuppositions of the interpreter and the material constraints of the object (Shanks and Tilley 1987, 110–12). Second, if we consider the view that meaning may be considered to change according to context (Hodder 1986; Barrett 1987a) then, rather than considering the assignation of meaning to an object as an entirely open and relativist exercise, meaning will be tied down and fixed by context.

The problem stems from the fact that such studies simply use society as a means of understanding science. What these studies are in effect saying is that although scientists think they are representing nature accurately they are in fact representing nature through the distorting lens of either culture or society (but see Haraway 1991, 28 Archaeological theory and scientific practice 1997; Strathern 1991). This still leaves us with the problem of nature. In each case nature is still perceived as having a prior existence.

If I were to re-examine these ‘black boxes’ from the point of view of fatty acids, I would be forced to re-examine the chemistry of fatty acids, which would ultimately lead me into a review of the chemistry of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen and ultimately to sub-atomic physics. If I want to enquire about the validity of the Gas Chromatography unit or the integrator, this would lead me into the elution characteristics of various gas phase particles on capillary columns, or for the integrator into the characteristics of microchip technology.

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