University of Calgary

ANTH 395 - Anthropology of Science - Winter 2019

An introduction to the culture and the politics of science which draws on both early and contemporary ethnographers of scientific practice. Examines conceptual and daily practices in the laboratory, the scientific method, the training of scientists, the work of scientific collaboration and the intersection between scientists and wider political, racial, gendered and religious issues. Special consideration will be given to the anthropology of scientific controversy.
This course may not be repeated for credit.

Hours

  • H(3-0)

Prerequisite(s)

  • Anthropology 203.

Antirequisite(s)

  • Credit for Anthropology 395 and 399.6 will not be allowed.

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