The politics of cognition: liberalism and the evolutionary origins of Victorian education

@article{Eddy2017ThePO,
  title={The politics of cognition: liberalism and the evolutionary origins of Victorian education},
  author={M. Eddy},
  journal={The British Journal for the History of Science},
  year={2017},
  volume={50},
  pages={677 - 699}
}
  • M. Eddy
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • The British Journal for the History of Science
Abstract In recent years the historical relationship between scientific experts and the state has received increasing scrutiny. Such experts played important roles in the creation and regulation of environmental organizations and functioned as agents dispatched by politicians or bureaucrats to assess health-related problems and concerns raised by the public or the judiciary. But when it came to making public policy, scientists played another role that has received less attention. In addition to… Expand