Objectivity, Science and Society
Interpreting Nature and Society in the Age of the Crisis of Science
By (author) Paul A. Komesaroff
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Objectivity, Science and Society by Paul A. Komesaroff
Book DescriptionOriginally published in 1986. This work remains of compelling interest to those concerned with the natural sciences and their social problems. It puts forward original and unorthodox ideas about the philosophy of 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. The book draws on insights developed within a variety of traditions to explore these problems, especially the work of Edmund Husserl and modern critical theory.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415474870
(234mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Paul A. Komesaroff
Paul Komesaroff is a physician, researcher and philosopher at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, where he is Professor of Medicine and Director of the Centre for the Study of Ethics in Medicine and Society.
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