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Compromising the Ideals of Science

Authors: Sassower, R.

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This books examines the conditions under which scientists compromised the ideals of science, and elucidates these with reference to the challenges of profit motives and national security concerns. The book also offers suggestions for changing the political and economic conditions under which the integrity of science and its ethos can be practiced.

About the authors

Raphael Sassower is Professor of Philosophy, Occasional Chair, and Director of the Center for Legal Studies at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, USA. His books include The Price of Public Intellectuals (Palgrave Pivot, 2014) and Digital Exposure: Postmodern Postcapitalism (Palgrave Pivot, 2013).

Table of contents (5 chapters)

  • Fallen Angels: On the Compromises of Scientists

    Sassower, Raphael

    Pages 1-21

  • Big Science: Government Control of Science

    Sassower, Raphael

    Pages 22-45

  • Big Money: Setting Research Agendas

    Sassower, Raphael

    Pages 46-68

  • Big Pharma: Pharmaceutical Dominance of Science

    Sassower, Raphael

    Pages 69-85

  • Situating Technoscience

    Sassower, Raphael

    Pages 86-98

Buy this book

eBook $54.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-51942-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $70.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-51941-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $67.50
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-349-50654-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Compromising the Ideals of Science
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-51942-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137519429
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-51941-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-50654-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 107
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