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Socially Relevant Philosophy of Science

For those interested in how philosophy of science can more effectively contribute to public welfare.

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Latest Activity: Mar 5, 2014

Announcing a Synthese special issue on Socially Relevant Philosophy of Science (SRPOS)

http://www.springerlink.com/content/0039-7857/177/3/

 

"MAKING PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE MORE SOCIALLY RELEVANT"

Kathryn S. Plaisance and Carla Fehr, eds.

 

** Table of Contents **


Socially relevant philosophy of science: an introduction
Carla Fehr and Kathryn S. Plaisance

Engagement for progress: applied philosophy of science in context
Heather Douglas

Feminist philosophy of science: history, contributions, and challenges
Sarah S. Richardson


Questions asked and unasked: how by worrying less about the ‘really real’ philosophers of science might better contribute to debates about genetics and race
Lisa Gannett

Scientific and lay communities: earning epistemic trust through knowledge sharing
Heidi E. Grasswick


Trust, expertise, and the philosophy of science
Kyle Powys Whyte and Robert P. Crease

In favour of a Millian proposal to reform biomedical research
Julian Reiss

Conceptual analysis and special-interest science: toxicology and the case of Edward Calabrese
Kristin Shrader-Frechette

Leading with ethics, aiming for policy: new opportunities for philosophy of science
Nancy Tuana

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International Consortium on Socially Relevant Philosophy of/in Science and Enginnering

Started by Kathryn Plaisance Mar 5, 2014. 0 Replies

For those of you who haven't heard, there is now an International Consortium on Socially Relevant Philosophy of/in Science and Engineering (SRPoiSE).  Check us out at…Continue

Science & Technology in Society Collaboration at the University of Waterloo

Started by Kathryn Plaisance Feb 11, 2013. 0 Replies

Carla Fehr and Heather Douglas recently initiated a new collaboration at the University of Waterloo.  See the webpage for a list of events:…Continue

HSS article on "Reaching beyond the discipline"

Started by Kathryn Plaisance Feb 11, 2013. 0 Replies

Here's a nice piece that summarizes recent work seeking to promote the advancement of history and philosophy of science beyond our own disciplines, as well as beyond the academy:…Continue

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