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Islam, technoscientific identities, and the culture of curiosity

Author: Mazyar Lotfalian
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines how Muslim scientists and engineers, in the global context in which Islam has become an ingredient of identity discourses, are grappling with competing discourses to create new  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mazyar Lotfalian
ISBN: 0761827110 9780761827115
OCLC Number: 56125402
Description: viii, 158 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Radical Critique and the Epochal Understanding of the West --
A Techno-Cosmopolitan in the Context of the Secular State: The Discourse of a Muslim Engineer/Politician --
The Scene of Technoscience in Malaysia: Institution Building in the Context of Islamic Resurgence --
Islam and Science in Pakistan: Arguing Local Histories --
Aporias of Technoscientific Imagination: Cultural Inscriptions --
Conclusion: The Performative Landscape of Technoscientific Identities as Radical Critique.
Responsibility: Mazyar Lotfalian.

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