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Scientists should stop deceiving us

Maxwell, N; (2010) Scientists should stop deceiving us. The Guardian 35 - 35. Green open access

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Abstract

If scientists acknowledged the real, problematic aims of science which have, associated with them, problematic assumptions concerning metaphysics, values and the use of science, it would become clear the public should be involved in exploring questions about aims and priorities of research, and this might improve relations between science and the public.

Type:Article
Title:Scientists should stop deceiving us
Location:UK
Open access status:An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Publisher version:http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/mar/12/philosopy-of-science-climate-change
Language:English
Additional information:© Copyright Guardian News & Media Ltd (2010). Made available here with permission from publisher strictly for non-commercial and educational use only. Article originally published 12 March 2010.
Keywords:Science and the public, aims of science, scientific method.
UCL classification:UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Maths and Physical Sciences > Science and Technology Studies

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