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    Monograph available for loan
    Princeton : Princeton University Press
    Call number: PIK A 190-20-93312
    Description / Table of Contents: Why the social character of scientific knowledge makes it trustworthy Do doctors really know what they are talking about when they tell us vaccines are safe? Should we take climate experts at their word when they warn us about the perils of global warming? Why should we trust science when our own politicians don't? In this landmark book, Naomi Oreskes offers a bold and compelling defense of science, revealing why the social character of scientific knowledge is its greatest strength -- and the greatest reason we can trust it. Tracing the history and philosophy of science from the late nineteenth century to today, Oreskes explains that, contrary to popular belief, there is no single scientific method. Rather, the trustworthiness of scientific claims derives from the social process by which they are rigorously vetted. This process is not perfect -- nothing ever is when humans are involved -- but she draws vital lessons from cases where scientists got it wrong. Oreskes shows how consensus is a crucial indicator of when a scientific matter has been settled, and when the knowledge produced is likely to be trustworthy. --
    Type of Medium: Monograph available for loan
    Pages: x, 360 Seiten , Illustrationen , 23 cm
    ISBN: 069117900X , 9780691179001
    Series Statement: University Center for Human Values series
    Language: English
    Note: Contents: Introduction / Stephen Macedo -- Why trust science? : perspectives from the history and philosophy of science -- Science awry -- Coda: Values in science -- Comments. The epistemology of frozen peas : innocence, violence, and everyday trust in twentieth-century science / Susan Lindee ; What would reasons for trusting science be? / Marc Lange ; Pascal's wager reframed : toward trustworthy climate policy assessments for risk societies / Ottmar Edenhofer and Martin Kowarsch ; Comments on the present and future of science, inspired by Naomi Oreskes / Jon A. Krosnick -- Response. Reply -- Afterword.
    Branch Library: PIK Library
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    Boulder, Co. : Westview Press
    Call number: 9/M 02.0549
    Type of Medium: Monograph available for loan
    Pages: xxiv, 424 S.
    ISBN: 0813339812
    Classification: A.3.4.
    Language: English
    Location: Upper compact magazine
    Branch Library: GFZ Library
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