Imperfect oracle : the epistemic and moral authority of science /
- Publication info:
- University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2009.
Steacie Science and Engineering Library
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- Imperfect oracle : the epistemic and moral authority of science / Theodore L. Brown.
- Main Author:
- Brown, Theodore L. 1928- (Theodore Lawrence),
University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, 2009
"Explores the relationships between science and other societal sectors, notably law, religion, government and public culture, in terms of the concepts of expert and moral authority"--Provided by publisher.
- Physical Description:
xi, 333 p. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
9780271035352 (cloth : alk. paper)0271035358 (cloth : alk. paper)
Table of Contents
- Authority and autonomy
- Historical origins of scientific authority
- American science
- Scientific authority in contemporary society
- Science and the courts
- Science and religion
- Science and government
- Science and the public
- The prospects for scientific authority.