Science and Politics in the U.S.S.R.: The Genetics Debate

@article{Wrinch1951ScienceAP,
  title={Science and Politics in the U.S.S.R.: The Genetics Debate},
  author={Pamela N. Wrinch},
  journal={World Politics},
  year={1951},
  volume={3},
  pages={486 - 519}
}
In the Soviet Union, views on all intellectual subjects—the social sciences, philosophy, and even the biological and physical sciences—are frequently regarded as expressions of political views. As a consequence, all intellectual fields are considered appropriate arenas for the struggle against “reaction” and other supposed manifestations of “bourgeois” ideology. To consider science a-political and supra-national, or to speak approvingly of “world science” or “world culture,” is to subscribe to… 

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