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Science as a cultural force

H. Woolf

Science as a cultural force

by H. Woolf

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Published by Hopkins .
Written in English


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Statementedited by H. Woolf.
SeriesShell Companies foundation lectures
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Science as a Cultural Force. Killian's essay treats the new force in society--the alliance of science and government, government being the provider of funds, the scientists the policy-maker's employee. Wiesner's essay deals with the impact of the computer upon society, with its capability of simulating entire environments, enabling man to. NSTA and CBC have joined forces on this bibliographic project since , when the list was known as Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children and was primarily targeted at grades K through 8. Beginning in , the list has been expanded to include high school as well.

  The world of science communication may be at a turning point. Over the past thirty years other disciplines have taken a “cultural turn”. My hope is that science communication does the same. In the s I came to science communication through a cultural analysis of Victorian and Edwardian mass media. This cultural approach has stayed. The first book on the shortlist of the Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding is a very good exploration of this. This is The Lies that Bind: Rethinking Identity by Kwame Anthony Appiah. Tell me a bit about that book and what it tells us about identity.

Both science itself, and the human culture of which it is a part, would benefit from a story of science that encourages wider engagement with and participation in the processes of scientific exploration It is the story of science as story telling and story revising.   Since , the Science as a Cultural Force course has addressed a variety of topics including the teaching of evolution vs. creationism, the development of nuclear weapons, and issues surrounding the tobacco wars. Dr. Brandt spent the day on the AU campus talking with various classes and student groups, including students in the Honors : Jeff Weidenhamer.


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This book is a collection of essays that to a large extent share the theme in the title: Science and Its Cultural Adversaries.

Of course, the title begins with the words "Facing Up" which to Weinberg has three meanings: looking upwards as an astronomer, facing up to the conclusions one derives, and looking upwards rather than downwards as if in Cited by: Book Reviews.

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The “cultural adversaries” of science to whom Weinberg refers in his title are those social constructionists who tend to relativize the truth claims of scientific theories.

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