Category Archives: STS

STS in the Archives

As a field of academic inquiry, Science and Technology Studies (STS) developed against the diverse disciplinary backdrops of history, philosophy, and sociology of science and technology, as well as science and technology policy. The relationship between STS and these disciplines … Continue reading

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Surprised by Unethical Behavior?

Despite unethical actions by Wall Street, teachers, and businesses, we are somehow surprised that academics, especially in the sciences, engage in falsification or manipulation of data. Why is it that we are so surprised when scientists behave unethically? I offer two suggestions: 1. … Continue reading

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