Science and Social Inequality: Feminist and Postcolonial Issues

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University of Illinois Press, 2006 - Science - 205 pages
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Harding argues that the philosophy and practices of today's Western science, contrary to its enlightenment mission, actually work to insure that more science will only worsen existing gaps between the best and worst of societies around the world.
  

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Isaac Newton's Principia Mathematica is a 'rape manual' because 'science is a male rape of female nature'. -----> Sandra Harding. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
This woman is either the epitome of pseudo-intellectual imbecility or a Frankfurt School Cultural Marxist who has forgotten that the essential tactic of Cultural Marxism is to undermine , dismantle and destroy with a modicum of STEALTH. Do the social sciences employ peer review? If they do why is this woman not cleaning tables in Mcdonalds in fact why are her peers still drawing large salaries polluting the wells of knowledge instead of doing the same? "Fatuity is a feminist issue" - I couldn't have put it better.
 

Contents

Controversial Issues
1
The Social World of Scientific Research
17
Science Studies
31
and Opportunities
66
Discriminatory Epistemologies and Philosophies
80
Feminist Science and Technology Studies at the Periphery
98
The Political Unconscious of Western Science
113
Are Truth Claims in Science Dysfunctional?
133
Notes
157
Bibliography
185
Index
199
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Sandra Harding is a professor of philosophy and women's studies in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles

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