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Science, values, and objectivity

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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press in Pittsburgh, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Peter Machamer and Gereon Wolters.
    SeriesPittsburgh-Konstanz series in the philosophy and history of science
    ContributionsMachamer, Peter K., Wolters, Gereon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ175 .S3626 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 317 p. :
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3293736M
    ISBN 100822942372
    LC Control Number2004013611
    OCLC/WorldCa55797968

    Free 2-day shipping. Buy Science as Social Knowledge: Values and Objectivity in Scientific Inquiry (Paperback) at Conventional wisdom has it that the sciences, properly pursued, constitute a pure, value-free method of obtaining knowledge about the natural world. In light of the social and normative dimensions of many scientific debates, Helen Longino finds that general accounts of scientific methodology cannot support this common belief. Focusing on the notion of evidence, the author argues that a 3/5(2).

    Helen Elizabeth Longino (born J ) is an American philosopher of science who has argued for the significance of values and social interactions to scientific inquiry. She has written about the role of women in science and is a central figure in feminist epistemology and social is the Clarence Irving Lewis Professor of Philosophy at Stanford University. 1 Facts and Values. Max Weber thought that “statements of fact are one thing, statements of value another, and any confusing of the two is impermissible,” Ralf Dahrendorf writes in his essay “Max Weber and Modern Social Science,” acknowledging that Weber clarified the difference between pronouncements of fact and of value.

    Book Description. Is Economics an ‘objective’ or ‘positive’ science, independent of ethical and political positions? The financial crisis that began in gave rise to renewed doubts regarding the ‘objectivity’ of economics and brought into the public arena a debate that was previously confined to academia. Science as social knowledge: values and objectivity in scientific inquiry. Responsibility Helen E. Longino. Imprint Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, c The objectivity of scientific inquiry can nevertheless be maintained, she proposes, by understanding scientific inquiry as a social rather than an individual process.


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Suggested Citation:"Values in Science." Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences, and National Academy of Engineering. On Being a Scientist: Responsible Conduct in Research, Second Edition.

Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / ×. Understood this way, social science lacks objectivity in more than one sense. One of the more important debates concerning objectivity in the social sciences concerns the role value judgments play and, importantly, whether value-laden research entails claims about the desirability of actions.

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