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MET528 - spring 2021 - week II

Reading list completed March 14, 2021.

Note: Thursday March 18 we meet 1317-1500 instead of the formerly advertised 1015-1200 (so as not to crash with micro).

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. Economists making things happen
  2. 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.
  3. The social science of science
  4. The politics of science
  5. The ethics of research and policy advice
  6. Non-orthodox traditions