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  • Title: Agnotology: The Making and Unmaking of Ignorance
  • Author: Robert N. Proctor Londa Schiebinger
  • ISBN: 9780804759014
  • Page: 186
  • Format: Paperback

  • Agnotology: The Making and Unmaking of Ignorance By Robert N. Proctor Londa Schiebinger What don t we know, and why don t we know it What keeps ignorance alive, or allows it to be used as a political instrument Agnotology the study of ignorance provides a new theoretical perspective to broaden traditional questions about how we know to ask Why don t we know what we don t know The essays assembled in Agnotology show that ignorance is often than justWhat don t we know, and why don t we know it What keeps ignorance alive, or allows it to be used as a political instrument Agnotology the study of ignorance provides a new theoretical perspective to broaden traditional questions about how we know to ask Why don t we know what we don t know The essays assembled in Agnotology show that ignorance is often than just an absence of knowledge it can also be the outcome of cultural and political struggles Ignorance has a history and a political geography, but there are also things people don t want you to know Doubt is our product is the tobacco industry slogan Individual chapters treat examples from the realms of global climate change, military secrecy, female orgasm, environmental denialism, Native American paleontology, theoretical archaeology, racial ignorance, and The goal of this volume is to better understand how and why various forms of knowing do not come to be, or have disappeared, or have become invisible.
    Robert N. Proctor Londa Schiebinger
    American historian of science and Professor of the History of Science at Stanford University.While a professor of the history of science at the University of Pennsylvania in 1999, he became the first historian to testify against the tobacco industry.

    Agnotology: The Making and Unmaking of Ignorance By Robert N. Proctor Londa Schiebinger

    Commentaires:

    Jane
    My bookclub chose this for our last month s discussion Although it was a very difficult book to read of a text book than anything else it lead to an excellent discussion The book studies ignorance the quantity of what isn t known, the skill of creating ignorance for personal gain, the art and use of ignorance by corporations and the how people have been kept intentionally ignorant as a means of control A simple nugget of wisdom gleaned from the book was that I need to be careful of sounding too [...]

    Catherine
    I thought there were some great essays here, as well as some not great ones I thought the strongest were West Indian abortifacients and the making of ignorance , Social Theories of Ignorance , White Ignorance , and Smoking out objectivity Journalistic gears in the agnotology machine The two essays I thought were terrible because they were unreadable and said nothing were Coming to Understand Orgasm and the Epistomology of Ignorance , and Mapping Ignorance in Archeology The advantages of historic [...]

    Lesley
    A really good collection of articles about the construction of unknowledge and the framing of issues to ignore relevant knowledge deliberately or through habit of mind and beliefs about who what was important Strongly recommended.

    Jenny
    Academic Not very readable I read the intro and the beginning and end of every essay Way too much on the tobacco industry too repetitive.

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