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The Social Sciences and Democracy

Editors: Van Bouwel, Jeroen (Ed.)

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Prominent researchers from philosophy and the social studies of science present a collection of articles that together constitute a systematic and comprehensive investigation of how to understand the relation between the social sciences and democracy.

About the authors

PATRICK BAERT Fellow and Reader in Social Theory at the University of Cambridge, UK JAMES BOHMAN holds the Danforth I Chair in the Humanities and is Professor of Philosophy and Professor of International Studies at Saint Louis University, USA ALBAN BOUVIER teaches Philosophy of Social Science at the University of Paris-Sorbonne, France STEVE FULLER Professor of Sociology at the University of Warwick, UK HELENA MATEUS JERÓNIMO Assistant Professor at Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal HAROLD KINCAID Professor and Chair in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA PHILIP MIROWSKI Carl Koch Professor of Economics and the History and Philosophy of Science, and Fellow of the Reilly Centre for Science, Technology and Values, University of Notre Dame, USA FRANCIS REMEDIOS Independent Scholar located in Edmonton, Canada KRISTINA ROLIN Academy of Finland Research Fellow at Helsinki School of Economics, Finland ALAN SHIPMAN Lecturer in Economics at the Open University, UK STEPHANIE SOLOMON Postdoctoral Fellow in the Research Ethics and Integrity Program at the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research, University of Michigan, USA STEPHEN TURNER Graduate Research Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of South Florida, Tampa, USA ERIK WEBER Professor in Philosophy of Science at Ghent University, Belgium

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)
  • Where the Epistemic and the Political Meet: An Introduction to the Social Sciences and Democracy

    Bouwel, Jeroen

    Pages 1-13

  • Social Sciences and the Democratic Ideal: From Technocracy to Dialogue

    Baert, Patrick (et al.)

    Pages 17-38

  • Stakeholders or Experts? On the Ambiguous Implications of Public Participation in Science

    Solomon, Stephanie

    Pages 39-61

  • Scientific Knowledge: A Stakeholder Theory

    Rolin, Kristina

    Pages 62-80

  • Improving Democratic Practice: Practical Social Science and Normative Ideals

    Bohman, James

    Pages 83-103

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Social Sciences and Democracy
Editors
  • Jeroen Van Bouwel
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-24686-7
DOI
10.1057/9780230246867
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-22439-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 268
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