Who Rules in Science?
An Opinionated Guide to the Wars
By (author) James Robert Brown
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Who Rules in Science? by James Robert Brown
Book DescriptionIn Who Rules in Science? James Brown takes us through the various engagements in the science wars - from the infamous "Sokal affair" to angry confrontations over the nature of evidence, the possibility of objectivity, and the methods of science - to show how the contested terrain may be science, but the prize is political: Whoever wins the science wars will have an unprecedented influence on how we are governed.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780674013643
(219mm x 141mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 2-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author James Robert Brown
Philosophy of Science, Hardback (February 2012)» View all books by James Robert Brown
A guide to the key figures in the Philosophy of Science from Plato and Aristotle through to Popper, Puttnam and Cartwright. It offers a comprehensive historical overview of this field. It introduces and explores the contributions of those philosophers who have shaped the subject and the central issues and arguments therein.
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Author Biography - James Robert Brown
James Robert Brown is Professor of Philosophy at University of Toronto.
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