Re: Anthropology of Science

Adrian Tanner (atanner@MORGAN.UCS.MUN.CA)
Wed, 4 Oct 1995 11:47:39 -0230

On Oct 3 Brian Howells wrote:
>What postmodernity offers is the notion that science is not a
>"cosmological category". "Science" is every bit as subject its social
>context as art and religion.

Wow! And I always thought that it was the Sociology of Knowledge that came
up with that insight. Or is this another case of taking other people's ideas
and giving them new labels?

Adrian Tanner, Dept of Anthropology, Memorial University, St John's,
Newfoundland, Canada. A1C 5S7. email Tel 709 737
8868 fax 737 8686