Agnotology (formerly agnatology) is the study of culturally induced ignorance or doubt, .. Agnotology: The making and unmaking of ignorance. Palo Alto, CA. 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. Request PDF on ResearchGate | Agnotology: The Making and Unmaking of Ignorance | What don’t we know, and why don’t we know it? What keeps ignorance.
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The Making and Unmaking of Differences: Audra rated it really liked it Mar 10, The logic of modern censorship” by Peter Galison. Agnotology the study of ignorance provides a new theoretical perspective to broaden traditional questions about “how we know” to ask: There are many causes of culturally induced ignorance. Archived from the original on 19 March I’m taking the book back to the library, resisting the temptation to print out this review and glue it inside the front cover. Sarah Lamb – – Ethos: What keeps ignorance alive, or allows it to be used as a political instrument?
Agnotology: The Making and Unmaking of Ignorance
I was more than a little disappointed and I learnt an important lesson – look at the biographies of anthology editors for clues that books might not be worth reading. It was quite a good analysis of the origin of organised climate change denial in the US and the way that leading figures in the movement had moved agnotoloty support of the Strategic Defense Initiative boondoggle after the collapse of the USSR through championing the lying “science” of tobacco companies to denying climate change for purely political reasons.
Instead it may be allowing many people to cherry-pick information in blogs or news that reinforces their existing beliefs.
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The book studies “ignorance”: Jan 30, Catherine rated it liked it.
Retrieved from ” https: Journalistic gears in the agnotology machine”. As I alluded above, Londa Schiebinger’s author bio on the back cover did say that she works in “gender research”. Wikipedia articles incorporating a citation from the Encyclopaedia Britannica with Wikisource reference Articles with short description Articles containing Ancient Greek-language text Use dmy dates from March Londa Schiebinger is the John L. What keeps ignorance alive, or allows it to be used as a political instrument?
Anthropological, Sociological and Philosophical Perspectives. At that point I gave up the book completely. If affective labor works to reduce alienation, agnotology works to eliminate the potential for dissent. Andrew McCallum Smith rated it liked it Dec 19, Books by Robert N.
What don’t we know, and why don’t we know it? Find it on Scholar. Social Theories of Ignorance.
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Cecilia rated it really liked it Jul 25, Her recent books include Plants and Empire: Clay Hamilton rated it liked it Jun 28, That is pure distraction research. 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. The agnotoloyg assembled in Agnotology show that ignorance is often more than just What don’t we know, and why don’t we know it? Americans choose media messages that agree with their views”.
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Christopher rated it it was amazing Oct 30, Wir untersuchen in Stanford inzwischen, wie Unwissen hergestellt wird. Stanford University Press Stanford, California. No keywords specified fix it. Narges rated it really liked it Mar 11, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The study of culturally induced ignorance or doubt. It pretended to be a commentary on epistemology but written at a junior undergraduate level and I was surprised to find that it took a page and a half before the expression “white males” was used.
This was a standard conspiracist rant about how there is suppressed and hidden secret knowledge that aggnotology people don’t have access to – government secrets, military secrets, diplomatic secrets, trade secrets, etc.
Wish I could give it a 3. Londa Schiebinger is the John L. Conway – – In Robert N. Georgi Proev rated it it was amazing Jan 06,