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The Challenge of the Social and the Pressure of Practice [electronic resource]: Science and Values Revisited

edited by Martin Carrier, Don Howard, and Janet Kourany
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EBook; Book; Online
Published
Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, c2008.
Language
English
ISBN
9780822943174 (cloth : alk. paper), 0822943174 (cloth : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction: science and the social / Martin Carrier
  • Part I. The play of values within the core areas of scientific research
  • Must evidence underdetermine theory? / John D. Norton
  • Values and their intersection : reduction as methodology and ideology / Margaret Morrison
  • Values, heuristics, and the politics of knowledge / Helen E. Longino
  • Replacing the ideal of value-free science / Janet A. Kourany
  • Scientific values and the values of science / Jay F. Rosenberg
  • Part II. The demands of society on science : socially robust knowledge and expertise
  • How robust is "socially robust knowledge"? / Peter Weingart
  • In defense of some sweeping claims about socially robust knowledge / Roger Strand
  • Third wave science studies : toward a history and philosophy of expertise / Christopher Hamlin
  • Part III. The exigencies of research funding : epistemic values and economic benefit
  • The community of science / James Robert Brown
  • Science in the grip of the economy : on the epistemic impact of the commercialization of research / Martin Carrier
  • Promoting disinterestedness or making use of bias? : interests and moral obligation in commercialized research / Matthias Adam.
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Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
  • "The origin of the present volume was a conference on science and values held at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF) in Biefield, Germany, in July 2003"--P. vii.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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