Is Science Value Free?: Values and Scientific Understanding / Edition 1

Is Science Value Free?: Values and Scientific Understanding / Edition 1

by Hugh Lacey
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415349036

ISBN-13: 9780415349031

Pub. Date: 07/02/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Exploring the role of values in scientific inquiry, Hugh Lacey examines the nature and meaning of values, and looks at challenges to the view, posed by postmodernists, feminists, radical ecologists, Third-World advocates and religious fundamentalists, that science is value free. He also focuses on discussions of 'development', especially in Third World countries.

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Exploring the role of values in scientific inquiry, Hugh Lacey examines the nature and meaning of values, and looks at challenges to the view, posed by postmodernists, feminists, radical ecologists, Third-World advocates and religious fundamentalists, that science is value free. He also focuses on discussions of 'development', especially in Third World countries. This paperback edition includes a new preface.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415349031
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/02/2004
Series:
Philosophical Issues in Science Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

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