15 July 2016
Scientific World Conceptions 2016: Science, Values, and Democracy?
Science and democracy are key features of modern societies, but there have always been tensions between them, with implications for a wide range of public issues. This two-week course will examine historical, philosophical, and political perspectives on the relation of science, values, and Democracy.
Mark B. Brown (California State University, Sacramento)
Heather Douglas (University of Waterloo, Ontario)
Andrew Jewett (Harvard University)
The program is directed primarily to graduate students and junior researchers in fields related to the annual topic, but the organizers also encourage applications from gifted undergraduates and from people in all stages of their career who wish to broaden their horizon through cross-disciplinary studies of methodological and foundational issues in science.
To broaden horizon through cross-disciplinary studies of methodological and foundational issues in science.
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