Download e-book for kindle: Value-Free Science: Ideals and Illusions? by Harold Kincaid,John Dupre,Alison Wylie

By Harold Kincaid,John Dupre,Alison Wylie

It has lengthy been proposal that technological know-how is our greatest desire for figuring out goal wisdom, yet that, to bring in this promise, it needs to be price loose. issues should not so basic, besides the fact that, as contemporary paintings in technological know-how reviews makes transparent. The individuals to this quantity examine the place and the way values are occupied with technology, and consider the consequences of this involvement for beliefs of objectivity.

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