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Epilogue: How Science’s Ideologues Fail Evolution or: Richard Dawkins and the Madman

  • David E. Long
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Part of the Cultural Studies of Science Education book series (CSSE, volume 4)

Abstract

I leave my description of evolution and culture by considering the limits of science education policy, and then consider some of the shrill discourses coloring evolution/Creationism disagreement. Both are important to this work, but one step outside the immediate purview of the main project. As we step out of the local and contextual frame of Mason-Dixon, I will now situate these students, teachers, faculty, and community members’ relationships toward evolution within more general national and international discussions.

Keywords

Science Education Social Practice Evolution Education Methodological Naturalism Proper Utility 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Middle, Secondary, Reading and Deaf EducationValdosta State UniversityValdostaUSA

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