07 Oct The Specter of Social Engineering: Scientism and its Critics in the Long 1950s
Andrew Jewett (History, Harvard University)
Friday, October 7, 2016/1:00 PM
Andrew Jewett’s talk traces fears about science’s cultural impact among intellectual and political leaders and ordinary citizens in postwar America. Jewett is the author of Science, Democracy, and the American University: From the Civil War to the Cold War (2012).
Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Work, Labor & Democracy.