Scientists, Democracy and Society: A Community of Inquirers (Logic #16) (Paperback)

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Examines the relationships between science and democracy from an explicitly pragmatist perspective

Argues that scientists and laypeople form a single community of inquiry, which aims at the truth

Features many examples and case-studies

About the Author


Pierluigi Barrotta (b. 1958) is full Professor of Philosophy of Science and Director of the Department of Civilizations and Forms of Knowledge at the University of Pisa. He has published in history and philosophy of science, the epistemology of economics and the social sciences, the epistemology of environmental sciences, and the dialectical rationality in science. He is currently carrying out research on the relationships between science and democracy.


Product Details
ISBN: 9783030091095
ISBN-10: 3030091090
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: December 19th, 2018
Pages: 199
Language: English
Series: Logic
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