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CANCELLED: Workshop: Perspectives on Scientific Practice

Egenis workshop organised by Dr Adam Toon

An Egenis, the Centre for the Study of Life Sciences workshop
Date15 March 2023
Time12:00 to 17:40
PlaceByrne House

CANCELLED. We often think of science in a rather abstract, disembodied manner—as a collection of theories, for instance, or as a special method for gaining knowledge of the world. And yet science is also a human practice, carried out in a particular material and social context. This workshop will explore new ways of understanding scientific practice and consider their implications for the nature of scientific knowledge.

The workshop will mark the visit of Professor Joseph Rouse (Wesleyan University) to Egenis, The Centre for the Study of Life Sciences. Professor Rouse is one of the world’s foremost thinkers on scientific practice. His books include Knowledge and Power (1987), How Scientific Practices Matter (2002) and Social Practices as Biological Niche Construction (2023).

ProviderEgenis, the Centre for the Study of Life Sciences
Registration informationRegistration required by emailing Egenis@exeter.ac.uk with your request. Please include, any specific dietary requirements by 12pm, 9th March 2023.
Perspectives_on_Scientific_Practice_Schedule.pdf (138K)

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