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ANTH 318 - Anthropology of Science and Technology

(3.00)
This course explores the social construction of the scientific process and enterprise both in American society and across cultures. Social expectations of science, images of science and scientists, and how scientists do their work will be examined. The course will also will focus on the production of scientific activity in the contexts of capitalism, institutional arrangements, politics and religion. The place of science in culture will be discussed with an emphasis on the fragile contract between scientists and nonscientists about the place of science in culture. Reading materials for the course often include the writings of working scientists. This course is repeatable .

Course ID: 52241
Consent: No Special Consent Required
Components: Lecture
Attributes: Writing Intensive, Social Sciences (GFR)



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