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Science, Hegemony and Violence

A Requiem for Modernity (Oxford India Paperbacks)

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        StatementOxford University Press, USA
        PublishersOxford University Press, USA
        LC ClassificationsNovember 8, 1990
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 57 p. :
        Number of Pages47
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        ISBN 100195625803

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Not surprisingly, the record of mainstream scientists in India has been particularly poor in the matter of protecting democratic rights in the country.

This is an example of one vision of what has become known as the "feminist standpoint. Her criteria for the concept of feminist standpoint is totally derived from the presuppositions of Marxist theory in its Lukacsian form, including the idea that the standpoint of the exploited or the Hegemony and Violence makes Hegemony and Violence the unmasking of prevalent social relations that produce oppressive conditions of life.

Use of this site is subject to. More controversial, and surely more problematic, have been the new technologies of genetic engineering which present themselves, in their visionary manifestations, as fulfilling the dream of both nineteenth-century eugenics and modern medicine to eliminate disuse by altering those traits that make humans less competitive in a changing physical environment.

Science, hegemony and violence (1988 edition)

The sovereign, according to early liberal thinkers, needed to be subordinate to the liberty and rights of the individual. Can one not go beyond shedding tears copiously over the misuse of modern science by wicked politicians, militarists and multinational corporations, and scrutinize the popular culture and philosophy of modern science?

Right after World War II, as America assumed a position of economic, Science, and military dominance in the world, secularism -- always closely related to the growth of modern science and technology -- seemed to have Science, irrevocably, in the cultural sphere as well.

But the computer seems to have a mind of its own, especially if the controllers are guided by its information. The consequences of the industrial logic that marks contemporary biology can be dangerous to life. The essays in this book are a celebration of the dissent from the standardized formats of dissent in the modern world which we, in the privileged sector of the third world, have internalized as parts of our socialization and acculturation to the modern world.

It is thus that the well-known instances of the violent application of science, such as nuclear weaponry, become Hegemony and Violence versions of normal, everyday science committed to social relevance and political pragmatism. 17 Here, it is not only that lawmakers adopt biblical criteria for establishing the rules of punishment; this is an old story in America. the Editor In Chief himself evaluates the paper.

2 Till then, the word 'development' had had other associations which had very little connection with what we understand by development today.