Practicing Relativism in the Anthropocene: On Science, Belief, and the Humanities

Practicing Relativism in the Anthropocene: On Science, Belief, and the Humanities

by Barbara Herrnstein Smith

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781785420702
Publisher: Open Humanities Press CIC
Publication date: 10/16/2018
Series: Critical Climate Change
Pages: 152
Sales rank: 443,177
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.35(d)

About the Author

Barbara Herrnstein Smith is Braxton Craven Professor Emerita of Comparative Literature and English at Duke University and former director of its Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Science and Cultural Theory. Her books include Contingencies of Value: Alternative Perspectives for Critical Theory (1988); Belief and Resistance: Dynamics of Contemporary Intellectual Controversy (1997); Scandalous Knowledge: Science, Truth and the Human (2004); and Natural Reflections: Human Cognition at the Nexus of Science and Religion (2009). Smith is member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and an honorary fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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