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Objectivity, science, and society : interpreting nature and society in the age of the crisis of science

Author: Paul A Komesaroff
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work puts forward original and unorthodox ideas about the philosophy and sociology of science, starting from the conviction that modern societies face deep problems arising from unresolved dilemmas about the meaning, content and technical applications of the theories of nature they employ.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Komesaroff, Paul A.
Objectivity, science, and society.
London ; New York : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1986
(OCoLC)562529867
Online version:
Komesaroff, Paul A.
Objectivity, science, and society.
London ; New York : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1986
(OCoLC)608837563
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul A Komesaroff
ISBN: 0710203810 9780710203816
OCLC Number: 12810610
Description: ix, 454 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Paul A. Komesaroff.

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Examines the philosophical presuppositions committed to objectivism, which underpin the claim that science is objectively true, and argues that there is an alternative philosophical tradition of  Read more...

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