technoscience

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From techno- +‎ science.

Noun[edit]

technoscience (uncountable)

  1. The long-standing global human activity of technology combined with the scientific method that occurred primarily in Europe during the 17th and 18th centuries.
  2. (philosophy, social sciences) The study of the technological and social context of science.
    • 2002, Ginette Verstraete; Tim Cresswell, Mobilizing Place, Placing Mobility: The Politics of Representation in a Globalized World, Rodopi, page 20:
      Briefly put, strategies of globalization undertaken by the state, capital and technoscience all attempt to negotiate the production of locality in a non place- based way that induces increasingly delocalizing effects.

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