Anthropology of Science

Life Among the Scientists: Four Talks

This essay provides a brief overview of the 'anthropology of science', identifying key thinkers in the field and describing the methods through which anthropologists and sociologists study 'laboratory life'. It ends with a brief description of a Deakin University study of the Walter Eliza Hall...Read more

The Anthropology of Science

This essay provides an overview of anthropology as a discipline and method, and argues that, while anthropology is often associated with an analysis of pre-scientific societies, it can be useful for exposing the 'myths' and 'rituals' of scientific communities. 

The artifact comes...Read more

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