Science And Public Reason

Author: Sheila Jasanoff
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136288406
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This collection of essays by Sheila Jasanoff explores how democratic governments construct public reason, that is, the forms of evidence and argument used in making state decisions accountable to citizens.

Natural Law And Public Reason

Author: Robert P. George
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
ISBN: 9780878407668
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Identifying this conception as a key point of conflict, this book presents a debate among contemporary natural law and liberal political theorists on the definition and validity of the idea of public reason.

Science And Public Policy

Author: Aynsley J. Kellow
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1847208762
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Rudyard Kipling There was considerable irony in the exaggerated response to
Lomborg's book, because it rather proved his claim that there was an
exaggerated Litany, not supported by science, that the world was on course for
unmitigated ... despite what is known as the genetic fallacy (that there is no
logical reason why the origin of research should produce 'contaminated'findings),
the presence of financial interests should alert us to the possibility that financial
incentives might lead ...

Handbook Of Science And Technology Studies

Author: Sheila Jasanoff
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452213631
Size: 28.23 MB
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For the most current, comprehensive resource in this rapidly evolving field, look no further than the Revised Edition of the Handbook of Science and Technology Studies.

Popular Science And Public Opinion In Eighteenth Century France

Author: Michael R. Lynn
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719073731
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The discourse of reason and utility that developed over the course of the
eighteenth century, and that mid-level savants promoted in their courses,
demonstrations, and clubs, created a sense of confidence in the abilities of the
individual to conquer problems rationally and to solve seemingly impossible
situations through an application of the same kind of reasoning taught at
experimental physics courses. Just as members of the general public saw fit to
offer their opinions of divining ...

Religion And Public Reason

Author: Maureen Junker-Kenny
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110347326
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3 Religions as co-foundational of the public space in Paul Ricoeur's
hermeneutical philosophy In the work of Paul Ricoeur, the relationship between
religion and reason in its practical and its public uses is a theme embedded into
more ... (329) Beyond the cognitive and critical aspect, there is a vital aspect to
reflexivity: “I maintain, along with Fichte and his French successor Jean Nabert,
that reflection is less a justification of science and duty than it is an appropriation
of our effort to ...

The Rio Declaration On Environment And Development

Author: Jorge E. Viñuales
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191510424
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12 Jaeger, C. et al, Risk, Uncertainty, and Rational Action (London: Earthscan
Publications Ltd 2001), 19; Jasanoff, S., Science and Public Reason (Routledge
2012), 133. 13 National Research Council, Risk Assessment in the Federal
Government: Managing the Process (National Academy Press 1983); Royal
Society, Risk Assessment: Report of a Royal Society Study Group (Royal Society
1983). See also Jasanoff, S., Designs on Nature: Science and Democracy in
Europe and the ...

Geographic Information Science And Public Participation

Author: Laxmi Ramasubramanian
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783540754015
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... public hearings, glitzy presentations, punctuated with an occasional knock-
down-drag-out war of words between irate citizens and hapless professional
planners. At the most interesting and productive of these meetings, described in
the case studies that form Part II of this book, something very special occurs;
ordinary citizens reason together, share data and information, they ask analytical
questions of professional planners. Professional planners who participate in
these community ...

Reconstructing Public Reason

Author: Eric MacGilvray
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674015425
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MacGilvray argues that we should shift our attention away from the problem of identifying uncontroversial public ends in the present and toward the problem of evaluating potentially controversial public ends through collective inquiry over ...