Participatory Democracy, Science and Technology
An Exploration in the Philosophy of Science
By (author) Karl Rogers
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Participatory Democracy, Science and Technology by Karl Rogers
Book DescriptionTaking insights from the philosophy of science and technology, theories of participatory democracy and Critical Theory, the author tackles and explores how democratic participation in scientific research and technological innovation could be possible, as a deliberative means of improving the rational basis for the development of modern society.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230522060
(216mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 10-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Karl Rogers
Modern Science and the Capriciousness of Nature, Hardback (October 2006)» View all books by Karl Rogers
Natural disasters remind us of the capricious power of Nature. This book questions the way that modern science and technology are represented as the means to liberate human beings from the arbitrary natural imposition of forces beyond our control. It questions the rationality of this societal gamble and its implications for our lives.
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Author Biography - Karl Rogers
KARL ROGERS studied Physics and Philosophy at Lancaster University, UK. He received his PhD in the Philosophy of Science from the University of Bath, UK. He is a Research Fellow in Science Studies at Bath University and is the Co-founder of the John Dewey Center for Democracy and Education, Minneapolis.
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