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The Ethics of (Not) Knowing: Take Care of Ethics and Knowledge Will Come of Its Own Accord

Eduardo Mendieta

in Decolonizing Epistemologies: Latina/o Theology and Philosophy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823241354
eISBN:
9780823241392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823241354.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Eduardo Mendieta's essay argues that knowledge is not found, nor is it the product of a passive receptivity on the part of some isolated knower; rather, it is always produced, but this production ... More


Strategic Science Translation

Alissa Cordner

in Toxic Safety: "Flame Retardants, Chemical Controversies, and Environmental Health"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231171465
eISBN:
9780231541381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171465.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Chapter 4 discusses the importance of scientific uncertainty in environmental policy debates, and shows that all stakeholders engage in “strategic science translation,” the process of interpreting ... More


Productive Ignorance: Assessing Public Understanding of Human Trafficking in Ukraine, Hungary and Great Britain

Kiril Sharapov

in Human Trafficking: The Complexities of Exploitation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781474401128
eISBN:
9781474418683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401128.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Focusing on three national case studies this chapter explores the comparative empirical data on public knowledge and understanding of human trafficking, examining the link between public knowledge ... More


Guantánamo’s Catch-22: The Uncertain Interrogation Subject

Rebecca Lemov

in Modes of Uncertainty: Anthropological Cases

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226257075
eISBN:
9780226257242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226257242.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter explores how the United States' detention center at Guantanamo Bay (GBDC) has created a situation in which over one hundred fifty remaining detainees, most held for more than a decade ... More


Introduction

Owen Whooley

in On the Heels of Ignorance: Psychiatry and the Politics of Not Knowing

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226616247
eISBN:
9780226616414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226616414.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This introductory chapter lays out a framework for understanding the history of American psychiatry. Identifying ignorance as the central problem for psychiatry, the chapter lays out the core ... More


What If We Are Uncertain?

Kevin C. Elliott

in A Tapestry of Values: An Introduction to Values in Science

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190260804
eISBN:
9780190260842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190260804.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter examines the role of values in responding to scientific uncertainty. First, using the work of James Hansen as a case study, it shows how values are relevant to deciding how boldly to ... More


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