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Title Value-free science? [electronic resource] : ideals and illusions / edited by Harold Kincaid, John Dupre, Alison Wylie.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.


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Description xiv, 241 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pt. I. Case studies. Fact and value / John Dupre -- Social problems / Michael Root -- Coming to terms with the values of science : insights from the Feminist Science Studies Scholarship / Alison Wylie and Lynn Hankinson Nelson -- Evaluating scientist : examining the effects of sexism and nepotism / K. Brad Wray. Pt. II. Evidence and values. Evidence and value freedom / Elliott Sober -- Rejecting the ideal of value-free science / Heather Douglas. Pt. III. Values and general philosophy of science perspectives. Is logical empiricism committed to the ideal of value-free science? / John T. Roberts -- Constructive empiricism and the role of social values in science / Sherrilyn Roush -- The value ladenness of scientific knowledge / Gerald Doppelt -- Contextualist morals and science / Harold Kincaid
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Science -- Social aspects.
Science -- Philosophy.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Kincaid, Harold, 1952-
Dupre, John.
Wylie, Alison.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780195308969 (acid-free paper)
0195308964 (acid-free paper)

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