The American Association for the Advancement of Science

Background

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is the largest scientific society in the United States. It was founded in 1848 as a professional organization of scientists and engineers. After World War II, it expanded its purview to encompass "the advancement of science and the relations between science and society." In the 1960s, it expanded yet wider to include "activism . . . on social issues such as...

 
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This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #35, Winter 2015 Copyright © 2019 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo35/organized-scientism