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The commodification of academic research : science and the modern university

Author: Hans Radder
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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""This volume offers a very balanced, thorough, accessible treatment of an unsettling topic--the current large-scale economic shaping of academic scientific research. Of first-rate importance to scientists and philosophers of science as well as those in the wider science studies and science policy communities, it will prove eye-opening as well to graduate and even undergraduate students in a variety of
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Genre/Form: Congresses (form)
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Radder
ISBN: 9780822943969 0822943964
OCLC Number: 607083717
Notes: Revised and expanded papers from an international workshop held in June 2007 at the Faculty of Philosophy, VU University Amsterdam.
Description: vii, 350 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The commodification of academic research / Hans Radder --
The commercialization of academic culture and the future of the university / Daniel Lee Kleinman --
Knowledge transfer from academia to industry through patenting and licensing : rhetoric and reality / Sigrid Sterckx --
Financial interests and the norms of academic science / David B. Resnik --
One-shot science / James Robert Brown --
The business of drug research : a mixed blessing / Albert W. Musschenga, Wim J. van der Steen, and Vincent K.Y. Ho --
The commodification of knowledge exchange : governing the circulation of biological data / Sabina Leonelli --
Research under pressure : methodological features of commercialized science / Martin Carrier --
Robert Merton, intellectual property, and open science : a sociological history for our times / Henk van den Belt --
Mertonian values, scientific norms, and the commodification of academic research / Hans Radder --
Coercion, corruption, and politics in the commodification of academic science / Mark B. Brown --
Capitalism and knowledge : the university between commodification and entrepreneurship / Steve Fuller --
Viable alternatives for commercialized science : the case of humanistics / Harry Kunneman.
Responsibility: edited by Hans Radder.

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<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/607083717#Review\/-1696643349<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Review<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:itemReviewed<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/607083717<\/a>> ; # The commodification of academic research : science and the modern university<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:reviewBody<\/a> \"\"\"This volume offers a very balanced, thorough, accessible treatment of an unsettling topic--the current large-scale economic shaping of academic scientific research. Of first-rate importance to scientists and philosophers of science as well as those in the wider science studies and science policy communities, it will prove eye-opening as well to graduate and even undergraduate students in a variety of courses.\"--Janet A. Kourany, University of Notre Dame\" \"\"The threat to academic culture by commodification is a hot and controversial topic, and publications addressing it abound. This carefully crafted collection reaches beyond many of them by bringing together a broad variety of perspectives--sociological, ethical, historical, and philosophical--probing the issue with scholarly detachment, scientific rigor, and passion for the culture of public science.\"--Peter Weingart, Universitat Bielefeld\" \"\"With this pioneering volume, Hans Radder has turned the commodification of research into an issue for the philosophy of science field. The contributors present a broad range of views, united by the fact that they take commodification as both a practical problem and a theoretical one. This provocative book will lead us to reevaluate our thinking about the norms of science and how they should relate to new economies of knowledge.\"--Sergio Sismondo, Queen\'s University\" \"Selling Science has become a common practice in contemporary universities. This commodification of academia pervades many aspects of higher education, including research, teaching, and administration. As such, it raises significant philosophical, political, and moral challenges. This volume offers the first book-length analysis of this disturbing trend from a philosophical perspective and presents views by scholars of philosophy of science, social and political philosophy, and research ethics.\"<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n\n

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