The Politics of Science and Technology
General Catalog Course Title:
The Politics of Science and Technology
Terms Offered:
Spring 2014
Spring 2012
Course Thread: 
Sciences and Society
Instructor: 
Kosek, Jake

This course examines how shifting understandings of science and technology have radically remade some of our most basic social and biological categories and concepts. The course explores the field of science and technology studies. In particular, students will explore formations and understandings of truth, objectivity, universality of science and technology, and the consequences of these cultural formations in contemporary debates around the world.

 

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