Where are the Missing Masses? The Quasi-Publics and Non-Publics of Technoscience

  title={Where are the Missing Masses? The Quasi-Publics and Non-Publics of Technoscience},
  author={Shiju Sam Varughese},
The paper offers a political-philosophical analysis of the state and publics in the age of technoscience to propose three distinct categories of publics: scientific-citizen publics constituted by civil society, quasi-publics that initiate another kind of engagement through the activation of ‘political society,’ and non-publics cast outside these spheres of engagement. This re-categorization is possible when the central role of the state in its citizens’ engagement with technoscience is put… 

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