Richard Lewontin's Biology as Ideology exposes how economic and social forces shape our conception of biology, and how such an ideological commitment in scientific practices fails to realize science's potential to solve human problems.
Tag - lewontin
By measuring genetic variation within and between purported human races, Lewontin cemented our understanding of the non-existence of biological races in the human species. Despite modern advances in molecular biology validating his early...
Friends and colleagues of Dick Lewontin are sharing their stories and reflections with Science for the People. Contact us to include yours!
A portrait of a celebrity in the scientific world, whose death is mourned by those who strive towards a "science for the people," free from the shackles of capitalism.
Semblanza de una celebridad del mundo científico cuyo fallecimiento pone de luto a quienes bregan por una "ciencia para el pueblo", libre de las ataduras del capitalismo. (English translation inside)
Friends and colleagues of Dick Lewontin are sharing their stories and reflections. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to publish your tribute with us!
Lewontin’s life and contributions mark the continuity and a renaissance not only of SftP but of radical science itself. We must remind ourselves that another science is possible through his memory.
The dozens of people whose dedicated work is making the Lewontin Memorial Collection a reality. Also see description for content submission.