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Essays by

Lorraine Daston

 

Can Liberal Education Save the Sciences?

Science and liberal education have become estranged. Has the time come to accept the inevitable, and let liberal education and science go their separate ways?…

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Wonder and the Ends of Inquiry

Wonder is not only a peculiarly human passion; it is also one that, at least on this account, underscores the limits of human knowledge. The more we know, the less we wonder.

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