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The Nature of Science-Based Controversies

Brante, Thomas LU (2007) Knowledge Politics, Science-Based Controversies, and Democracy, 2007
Abstract
The Nature of Science-based Controversies.



The following points will be presented:



1. Political and epistemological reasons for studying science-based controversies.

2. Controversies as conflicts between rival professional groups and incommensurable systems of ideas.

3. Results and discoveries emanating from case studies of science-based controversies: four examples.

4. Towards a theory of science-based controversies.

5. Relations between science-based controversies and knowledge politics.
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sociologi, knowledge politics, sociology, epistemology, scientific controversy
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28 pages
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Knowledge Politics, Science-Based Controversies, and Democracy, 2007
language
English
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  abstract     = {The Nature of Science-based Controversies.<br/><br>
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The following points will be presented:<br/><br>
<br/><br>
1. Political and epistemological reasons for studying science-based controversies.<br/><br>
2. Controversies as conflicts between rival professional groups and incommensurable systems of ideas. <br/><br>
3. Results and discoveries emanating from case studies of science-based controversies: four examples. <br/><br>
4. Towards a theory of science-based controversies. <br/><br>
5. Relations between science-based controversies and knowledge politics.},
  author       = {Brante, Thomas},
  keyword      = {sociologi,knowledge politics,sociology,epistemology,scientific controversy},
  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {28},
  title        = {The Nature of Science-Based Controversies},
  year         = {2007},
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