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Misunderstanding Science?

The Public Reconstruction of Science and Technology

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of science,
  • Impact of science & technology on society,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • History,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Science / History,
  • Science--Social aspects,
  • Social Science-Popular Culture - General,
  • Technology / General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAlan Irwin (Editor), Brian Wynne (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7744483M
    ISBN 100521525209
    ISBN 109780521525206


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Science cannot answer anything, especially metaphysical questions about the existence of God, or the nature of ethics and morality. They are philosophical areas, and the creation debate is a good example. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages: maps ; 26 cm: Contents: Introduction / Alan Irwin and Brian Wynne Misunderstood misunderstandings: social identities and public uptake of science / Brian Wynne Science and Hell's kitchen: the local understanding of hazard issues / Alan Irwin, Alison.

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Misunderstanding Darwin. Natural selection’s secular critics get it wrong. March 1, Ned Block, Philip As in other areas of science, then, lively debate continues, and an interest in deeper and more comprehensive understanding moves.

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The book is unique in that it includes contributions from scholars who have been Author: Benjamin Zablocki, ed., Thomas Robbins, ed. Public awareness of science (PAwS), public understanding of science (PUS), or more recently, public engagement with science and technology (PEST) are terms relating to the attitudes, behaviours, opinions, and activities that comprise the relations between the general public or lay society as a whole to scientific knowledge and is a comparatively new approach.

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Such misunderstandings arise easily because the life of the soul is in constant movement and because we fail to bear in mind that the life of the soul is very different from life in the physical world. Science widens and clears the emotional window. There are great vistas to which science alone can lead, and they make for elevation of mind.

The opposition between science and feeling is largely a misunderstanding. As one of our philosophers has remarked, science is in a true sense 'one of the humanities.' —.