Week 12 Readings and Concepts (Knowledge (Epistemology (Politics,…
Week 12 Readings and Concepts
Global vs. local
Privileged knowledge and methods
We should treat western knowledge the same as local knowledge systems
Design choices inform knowledge making which then informs decision making
Consensus procedures are often limiting and oversimplified
Latour - ANT
First world/third word
Do we need one universal understanding of knowledge?
Why so many boundaries? What about intersectionality?
Critiques of diffusion theories
Contextual decision making - who decides whose knowledge matters
The need for universal claims