STS Radio

3 03 2008

Does a radio show featuring Bruno Latour, Ulrich Beck, Simon Shaffer, Ian Hacking, Andrew Pickering, and Brian Wynne sound interesting? If you do, check out the How to Think About Science podcast series.

If science is neither cookery, nor angelic virtuosity, then what is it?
Modern societies have tended to take science for granted as a way of knowing, ordering and controlling the world. Everything was subject to science, but science itself largely escaped scrutiny. This situation has changed dramatically in recent years. Historians, sociologists, philosophers and sometimes scientists themselves have begun to ask fundamental questions about how the institution of science is structured and how it knows what it knows. David Cayley talks to some of the leading lights of this new field of study.

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