Another Science is Possible: A Manifesto for Slow Science 1st Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-1509521807
ISBN-10: 1509521801
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"Today, more than ever before, we need this book. Stengers, a philosopher known internationally for her willingness to tackle the big questions of our time, insists that Another Science is Possible. Toughly and tightly argued her book spells out how 'slow science' could get us there. One key point she raises, missed by so many, is the disillusion and distress, Marx might well have said alienation, of the young scientists who find that the science they believed they were going to be part of, is not the science they are working within. Only crack heads can deny climate change and its threat to life itself, but flinching, and looking away from the necessity of transforming science is politically and ethically inadequate. Stengers offers the new generation that is rising up with its new political narrative, intellectual weaponry in the formidable project of turning science away from its destructive collaboration with neoliberal capital to help build - yes - a better world. And don't we need one!"
Hilary Rose, Emerita Professor of Social Policy, University of Bradford

"Stengers’s slow science manifesto is timely, trenchant and thoughtful."

About the Author

Isabelle Stengers is Professor of Philosophy of Science at the Université Libre de Bruxelles.

Product details

  • Item Weight : 15.4 ounces
  • Hardcover : 220 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1509521801
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1509521807
  • Product Dimensions : 5.5 x 0.7 x 8.5 inches
  • Publisher : Polity; 1st Edition (February 20, 2018)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
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