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Scientific research and politics

Scientific research and politics

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Published by Studentlitteratur in Lund .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Lars Dencik and based on an international symposium held at Lund University, Sweden, 1968.
ContributionsDencik, Lars.
The Physical Object
Pagination203 s
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19955480M

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Dr. Hamer discussed politics and scientific research. His remarks were titled 'When Science Meets Politics: The Uses and Abuses of Scientific Research.' After .   Rescuing Science from Politics debuts chapters by the nation's leading academics in law, science, and philosophy who explore ways that the law can be abused by special interests to intrude on the way scientists conduct research. The high stakes and adversarial features of regulation create the worst possible climate for the honest production and use of science .


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In reviewing the scientific evidence, Oliver shows there is little proof that obesity causes so much disease and death or that losing weight is what makes people healthier. Our concern with obesity, he writes, is fueled more by social prejudice, bureaucratic Cited by: However, he did not argue that politics played a role in the original gestation of the theory – most scientists and historians Scientific research and politics book agree that Einstein’s quest was driven by scientific curiosity.

Rescuing Science from Politics debuts chapters by the nation's leading academics in law, science, and philosophy who explore ways that the law can be abused by special interests to intrude on the way scientists conduct research.

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The product is a remarkable achievement."--Abdalla Battah, Minnesota State University, Mankato "The Science of Politics: An Introduction aims to do something that no other political science Author: Josep Colomer. Book > Major Work > Geography, Recent partisan squabbles over science in the news are indicative of a larger tendency for scientific research and practice to get entangled in major ideological divisions in the public arena.

This politicization of science is deepened by the key role government funding plays in scientific research and. OVERVIEW. Most political science students are interested in the substance of politics and not in its methodology.

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How science "gets done" in today’s world has profound political repercussions, since scientific knowledge, through its technical applications, has become an important source of both economic and military power.

The increasing dependence of scientific research on funding from business and the military has made questions about the access to and control of scientific knowledge a. Politics of Public Research Funding. Steven Novella on May 1, politics is likely to intrude. What this is, however, is a broadside against all basic science research.

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As part of the book's broader critique of hereditarianism and Author: Leon Kamin. Second, government research is far less likely to go through the mechanism of peer review, something that is absolutely necessary for the integrity of the scientific process.

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Rather, as Csiszar shows, its dominance was a hard-won compromise born of political exigencies, shifting epistemic values, intellectual property debates, and the.

The conflict thesis, which holds that religion and science have been in conflict continuously throughout history, was popularized in the 19th century by John William Draper's and Andrew Dickson White's accounts.

It was in the 19th century that relationship between science and religion became an actual formal topic of discourse, while before this no one had pitted .The entire scientific research process--from defining the research question to drawing conclusions about data--requires the researcher to think critically and approach issues in an organized and systematic way.

Scientific research can lead to the confirmation or re-evaluation of existing theories or to the development of entirely new theories. PRAEGER, MARCH It’s hard to believe that something like cancer, which doesn’t care about your party affiliation, could have a partisan tinge to it.

And yet Proctor, in his book Cancer Wars, argues that politics itself has been an integral factor in cancer funding and prevention history suggests that ideologically influenced administrations, including .