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Philosophy of Science after Feminism
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Philosophy of Science after Feminism

Janet A. Kourany

Abstract

The goal of Philosophy of Science after Feminism is not only a (descriptively and normatively) more adequate philosophy of science than what we have now, but also a more socially engaged and socially responsible philosophy of science, one that can help to promote a more socially engaged and socially responsible science. Its main message is that philosophy of science needs to locate science within its wider societal context, ceasing to analyze science as if it existed in a social/political/economic vacuum; and correlatively, that philosophy of science needs to aim for a more comprehensive under ... More

Keywords: feminism, socially responsible, science, philosophy of science, ideal of science, scientific rationality, ethics, societal context, epistemic

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199732623
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732623.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Janet A. Kourany, author
University of Notre Dame

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