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CANCELLED: Workshop: Perspectives on Scientific Practice

Egenis workshop organised by Dr Adam Toon

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.

Event details

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).

Perspectives_on_Scientific_Practice_Schedule.pdf (138K)


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