Book Details


Open Science: the Very Idea

Publication year: 2022

ISBN: 978-94-024-2115-6

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The author offers insights with regard to ideas, old and new, about science, and their historical origins in philosophy and sociology of science, which is of interest to a broad readership. The book shows that scientifically grounded knowledge is required and helpful in understanding intellectual and political positions in various discussions on the grand challenges of our time and how science makes impact on society. The book reveals why interventions that look good or even obvious, are often met with resistance and are hard to realize in practice.

Subject: Religion and Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Sociology, science and society, science in transition, science in social contexts, ideologies and myths about science