Science, Policy, and the Value-Free Ideal
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Science has gained unprecedented stature in policy making in the United States. In this book, the author argues that the moral responsibilities of scientists require the consideration of values even at the heart of science and that it should not be 'value-free' as most philosophers of science have contended since World War II.
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication date: 7/15/2009
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.25" tall
|List of Abbreviations|
|Introduction: Science Wars and Policy Wars|
|The Rise of the Science Advisor|
|Origins of the Value-Free Ideal for Science|
|The Moral Responsibilities of Scientists|
|The Structure of Values in Science|
|Objectivity in Science|
|The Integrity of Science in the Policy Process|
|Values and Practices|