The Climate Change Debate

An Epistemic and Ethical Enquiry

Authors: Coady, D., Corry, R.

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Of the two kinds of philosophical questions – epistemic and ethical - raised by the public debate about climate change, professional philosophers have dealt almost exclusively with the ethical. This book is the first to address both and examine the relationship between them.

About the authors

David Coady is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Tasmania, Australia. He has published on many topics in applied epistemology, including expertise, conspiracy theory, rumor, and the blogosphere. He is the editor of Conspiracy Theories: The Philosophical Debate (2006), and the author of What To Believe Now: Applying Epistemology to Contemporary Issues (2012). He has also published on metaphysics, philosophy of law, police ethics, the ethics of horror films, and the ethics of cricket.

Richard Corry is a Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Tasmania, Australia. He has published in the metaphysics of science and is editor, with Huw Price, of Causation, Physics, and the Constitution of Reality (2007).

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Coady, David (et al.)

    Pages 1-10

  • Skepticism and Climate Change Skepticism

    Coady, David (et al.)

    Pages 11-21

  • Experts in the Climate Change Debate

    Coady, David (et al.)

    Pages 22-34

  • Climate Science As a Social Institution

    Coady, David (et al.)

    Pages 35-51

  • Is Climate Science Really Science?

    Coady, David (et al.)

    Pages 52-71

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Climate Change Debate
Book Subtitle
An Epistemic and Ethical Enquiry
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-32628-7
DOI
10.1057/9781137326287
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-32627-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-45969-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 122
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