• Antiscience


    - + science

    Full definition of antiscience



    1. Opposed to science and scientific progress."Given the historical record and recent events, if there is anyone left who sincerely believes that a severely technology challenged John McSame serving out George Bush's third, batshit crazy, antiscience term would be a more reliable patron of legitimate science than Barack Obama, please, let me know." - DailyKos



    (countable and uncountable; plural antisciences)
    1. The abuse or rejection of traditional science; scholarship in which traditional science is abused or disregarded.
      • 2007, Martin Griffiths, International relations theory for the twenty-first century (page 95)Genealogies are antisciences. Of course, genealogy is not an unproblematic enterprise, since it is a struggle against forms of power that are associated with certain forms of (scientific) knowledge.
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