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    Davidson College
   
 
  Oct 20, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog 2017-2018
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ANT 261 - Science, Policy, and Society


Instructor
Lozada

Inquiry into the production and cultural meanings of scientific knowledge and technological change. Comparison of the function and rhetoric of scientific "truths" to other modes of truth-production, such as religion, and its application in policy. Topics include the conflict and dialogue between science and religion, rationality, the practice of science, environmental issues, and social change.

Satisfies a major & minor requirement in Anthropology.

Satisfies the Social-Scientific Thought distribution requirement.

Satisfies depth and breadth course requirement in the Social Science track of the Environmental Studies major or interdisciplinary minor.
 

Prerequisites & Notes
(Fall; offered in alternating years.)



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