A feminist take on molecular biology: Impartial Science – Bonnie Spanier

Feminist science studies was unfailingly interesting in the 1980s and 1990s, though sometimes promised more than it delivered…. Molecular biology is one of the hard cases for a would-be science critic. The approaches, tools and techniques of the molecular biologists, which mainly means the molecular geneticists, are so far in the ascendant in the life […]

Is science multicultural? Taking sides in the science wars.

The so-called “science wars” generated more heat than light in the ’90s. They did, though, encourage you to work hard to figure out what you actually thought about science. I do recall working quite hard (as I’m a poor philosopher) on this piece, which tries to adjudicate between two authors who’d normally be taken as […]