AGNOTOLOGY THE MAKING AND UNMAKING OF IGNORANCE PDF

Agnotology (formerly agnatology) is the study of culturally induced ignorance or doubt, .. Agnotology: The making and unmaking of ignorance. Palo Alto, CA. What don’t we know, and why don’t we know it? What keeps ignorance alive, or allows it to be used as a political instrument? Agnotology the study of ignorance. Request PDF on ResearchGate | Agnotology: The Making and Unmaking of Ignorance | What don’t we know, and why don’t we know it? What keeps ignorance.

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Agnotology: The Making and Unmaking of Ignorance

Americans choose media messages that agree with their views”. History of Western Philosophy. These include the influence of tje mediaeither through neglect or as a result of deliberate misrepresentation and manipulation.

The Making and Unmaking of the Feminine Self. Croissant – – Social Epistemology 28 1: Ignorance is often not merely the absence of knowledge but an outcome of the cultural and political struggle.

This entry has no external links. What don’t we know, and why don’t we know it? The Cultural Production of Ignorance”. Account Options Sign in.

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Her recent books include Plants and Empire: Shruti Buddhavarapu rated it really liked it Mar 17, Archived from the original on 11 August Journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology 25 3: The availability of such large amounts of knowledge in this information age may not ignoranve be producing a knowledgeable citizenry.

My bookclub chose this for our last month’s discussion. History of Western Philosophy.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Stanford University Press Notes on Aging and Gender in North India. Croissant – – Social Epistemology 28 1: In Robert N. Efad rated it liked it Oct 15, The essays assembled in Agnotology show that ignorance is often more than just an absence of knowledge; it can also be the outcome of cultural and political struggles.

They know exactly what they are doing and why they are doing it, and the truth or acceptance of science has nothing to do with it. The goal of tbe volume is to better understand how and why various forms of knowing do not come to be, or atnotology disappeared, or ignorrance become invisible.

Proctor co-organized a pair of events with Londa Schiebingerhis wife, who is also a science history professor: Alisi rated it really liked it Apr 29, No trivia or quizzes yet. Journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology 38 3: The Unmaking and Making of Self: If affective labor works to reduce alienation, agnotology works to eliminate the potential for dissent.

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Agnotology rescues ignorance from the no-mans-land of unexamined social phenomena.

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It contained many of the ignorances I listed in the first paragraph above. Sign in Create an account. The creation of systemic unknowns where any potential “fact” is always already countered by an alternative of apparently equal weight and value renders engagement with the conditions of reality — the very situations affective labor seeks to assuage — contentious and a source of confusion, reflected by the inability of participants in bubbles to be aware of the imminent collapse until after it has happened.

Sarah Lamb – – Ethos: