Unraveling Disciplinary Mind-sets

Laura Nader, Department of Anthropology, University of California-Berkeley

The study of disciplinary mind-sets was in part stimulated by Thomas Kuhn’s book on paradigm shifts- The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1962) in which he distinguishes “normal science” from non-hegemonic paradigm free science. The study of the paradigm of science a rich academic subject for contemporary anthropology as well as for philosophers and historians of science. The specific focus of my discussion will be the “mind-sets” that inform contemporary Energy Sciences and the challenges that these mind-sets present.

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Apr 27 2017
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6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Apr 27 2017
  • Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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