Latour removes the boundaries between natural sciences and humanities. Science for Latour is cultural practise, at the same time in every cultural practice, nature and objects are also actively involved. In that sense, Latour's constructivism encourages the emergence of non-human actors as drivers of the societal changes. By that, he provoked sociology to expand its subject matter. The Social in sociology must be seen as an association involving human and non-human actors.

Key words: Constructivism, Expansion of agency, actant, actor network theory.

Bahasa Abstract


Latour menghapuskan batas-batas antara ilmu alam dan ilmu-ilmu humaniora. Sains bagi Latour adalah kerja kebudayaan, di saat yang sama dalam setiap praktek kebudayaan , alam dan benda-benda juga terlibat secara aktif. Dengan itu, konstruktivisme Latour mendorong tampilnya aktor-aktor non manusia sebagai penggerak jaman. Dengan itu ia memprovokasi sosiologi untuk mengubah subject matternya. Yang Sosial dalam sosiologi mesti dipandang sebagai asosiasi yang melibatkan aktor-aktor manusia dan non-manusia.

Kata kunci: Konsruktivisme, Perluasan keagenan, aktan, actor network theory.



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