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What Feminist Science Studies Can Offer

Janet A. Kourany

in Philosophy of Science after Feminism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732623
eISBN:
9780199866403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732623.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter takes up the feminists’ normative questions regarding science introduced in chapter 1 together with the various feminist science studies approaches they have engendered—the ... More


 Is Logical Empiricism Committed to the Ideal of Value‐Free Science?

John T. Roberts

in Value-Free Science?: Ideals and Illusions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195308969
eISBN:
9780199867608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308969.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter argues that logical empiricism is (implicitly) committed to rejecting the ideal of value-free science. Section 7.2 explains the meaning of the logical empiricist approach to philosophy ... More


Science in Democracy: Expertise, Institutions, and Representation

Mark B. Brown

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013246
eISBN:
9780262258647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013246.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Public controversies over issues ranging from global warming to biotechnology have politicized scientific expertise and research. Some respond with calls to restore a golden age of value-free ... More


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