TEKPOLSCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY STUDIES


STPS 505

Knowledge, Science and Technology in the Information Age
 

Changing technologies of knowledge production.   Body, self and identity in the information age. Fragmented subjectivities and cyberspace.  Information as commodity and knowledge. The transformation of cosmological principles and existing divisions of labor within techno-sphere and modern science.  The flux of everyday life in reshaped  places. The transformation of time-space conceptionsunder the impact of new technologies of virtual reality.   Social repercussions for the existing institutional structures and disciplinary boundaries of modern scientific establishment.