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MET528 - spring 2021 - week II

As of Jan 31: To be completed!

Topics and readings

These topics won’t map cleanly into lectures, but it summarizes what we’ll aim to cover for this part of the course.

For readings not linked to below, I’ll do my best to make the readings available at the start of the course.

  1. The ethics of research and policy advice

  2. Economists making things happen

  3. The history of a scientific subject These readings are not selected only for their contents, but for the different approaches to writing intellectual history they represent.

  4. The politics of science

  5. The social science of science

  6. Non-orthodox traditions