In this exciting Handbook, Ian Jarvie and Jesús Zamora-Bonilla have put together a wide-ranging and authoritative overview of the main philosophical currents and traditions at work in the social sciences today.
This is the first book on practical philosophy of science, how to practically evaluate scientific findings with life-and-death consequences. Showing how to uncover scores of scientific flaws—typically used by special interests who try to justify their pollution—this book aims to liberate many potential victims of environmentally induced disease and death.
Sandra Harding explores what practitioners of Euro-American, feminist, and postcolonial science and technology studies can learn from each other She discusses the array of postcolonial science studies that have flourished over the last three decades, and probes their implications for "northern" science.
Unmatched in the quality of its world-renowned contributors, this companion serves as both a course text and a reference book across the broad spectrum of issues of concern to the philosophy of science.