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What, if anything might it mean to study inherently political subject matter in a seemingly objective fashion? Is this possible? Is this/should this be a goal? Or, is it rather the case that attempting to keep political discussions distinct from certain scientific discussions is not/should not be a goal?
In general – should researchers aim to keep the political out of their work? Why or why not? Is it possible to do so? Why or why not?
For folks who have had a chance to read through Casper’s piece, what were your impressions? Is her account ‘biased?’ If so, in what sense? If not, why not?
1.) In Abortion: Is a Woman a Person? Ellen Willis presents a hypothetical conversation taken from her real-world experiences regarding the politics of abortion: