The challenge of the social and the pressure of practice : science and values revisited / edited by Martin Carrier, Don Howard, and Janet Kourany.

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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, c2008.
Description
vii, 262 p. ; 25 cm.

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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.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
ISBN
  • 9780822943174 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0822943174 (cloth : alk. paper)
LCCN
2007041847
OCLC
154790052
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N - S