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Science as a belief system- cured fatal diseases,
increased our standard of life, enhanced productivity, created problems
like global warming, weapons of mass destruction, pollution
(manufactured risks).it has cognitive powers so we can explain and
predict the world. Popper-open belief system, open to falisification
which means knowledge…

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Gramsci- WC can develop ideas that challenge ruling class hegemony as
they can get dual consciousness and overthrow capitalism with the help
of `organic intellectuals.' However Abercrombie et al- economic factors
like fear of unemployment keep workers from rebelling. Marks- ideas
from science had legitimised women not being doctors or…


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