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Value-free science? : ideals and illusions

Author: Harold Kincaid; John Dupré; Alison Wylie
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
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The contributors to this volume investigate where and how values are involved in science, and examine the implications of this involvement for ideals of objectivity.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Value-free science?.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2006045302
(OCoLC)65644837
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Kincaid; John Dupré; Alison Wylie
ISBN: 9780195345582 0195345584
OCLC Number: 99932822
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 241 pages)
Contents: pt. I. Case studies. Fact and value / John Dupré --
Social problems / Michael Root --
Coming to terms with the values of science: insights from the Feminist Science Studies Scholarship / Alison Wylie and Lynn Hankinson Nelson --
Evaluating scientists: examining the effects of sexism and nepotism / K. Brad Wray. pt. II. Evidence and values. Evidence and value freedom / Elliott Sober --
Rejecting the ideal of value-free science / Heather Douglas. pt. III. Values and general philosophy of science perspectives. Is logical empiricism committed to the ideal of value-free science? / John T. Roberts --
Constructive empiricism and the role of social values in science / Sherrilyn Roush --
The value ladenness of scientific knowledge / Gerald Doppelt --
Contextualist morals and science / Harold Kincaid.
Responsibility: edited by Harold Kincaid, John Dupré, Alison Wylie.

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It has long been thought that science is our best hope for realizing objective knowledge, but that, to deliver on this promise, it must be value free. This volume investigates where and how values  Read more...

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Historians of science whose work has led them to puzzle over their own and their historical actors' judgments of the relations between value and scientific fact will find much of value here. * Alan Read more...

 
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