David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Critical Review 6 (2-3):411-427 (1992)
Global warming, like many other environmental controversies, mixes pervasive uncertainty with the certainties of expert (but contradictory) opinion. How can we know who is right about global warming, if the only things we have to work with are the scientists? competing scenarios, the truth?value of which has yet to be established? One approach is to rely on narrative policy analysis to identify the non?scientific, but policy?relevant role played by the global warming controversy. This approach shows that the controversy signals a wider ?analytic tip? taking place in the examination of major public policy problems, a tip toward the notion that issues which can still be effectively dealt with locally, regionally or nationally must now first be addressed globally. The policy implications of analytic tip and the narrative features of the global warming scenario are profound for both environmentalists and their ideological opponents
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
Peter Galison (1990). How Experiments End. Journal of Philosophy 87 (2):103-106.
Emery M. Roe (1989). Nonsense, Fate, and Policy Analysis: The Case of Animal Rights and Experimentation. [REVIEW] Agriculture and Human Values 6 (4):21-29.
Michael Riffaterre (1991). Fictional Truth. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 49 (3):280-281.
Citations of this work BETA
Jeffrey Friedman (1992). Politics or Scholarship? Critical Review 6 (2-3):429-445.
Similar books and articles
Howard Friel (2010). The Lomborg Deception: Setting the Record Straight About Global Warming. Yale University Press.
Nicholas Maxwell (2008). Are Philosophers Responsible for Global Warming? Philosophy Now 65 (65):12-13.
Allen Thompson (2009). Responsibility for the End of Nature: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Global Warming. Ethics and the Environment 14 (1):pp. 79-99.
Elizabeth R. DeSombre (2004). Response to the Global Warming Tragedy. Global Warming: More Common Than Tragic. Ethics and International Affairs 18 (1):41–46.
J. A. Towey (2008). Classics and Global Warming. Classics Broadsheet (125).
Aaron Maltais (2008). Global Warming and the Cosmopolitan Political Conception of Justice. Environmental Politics 17 (4):592-609.
Elizabeth Anderson (2011). Democracy, Public Policy, and Lay Assessments of Scientific Testimony. Episteme 8 (2):144-164.
Iniobong Udoidem (1987). Tips in Business Transaction: A Moral Issue. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 6 (8):613 - 618.
Mark A. Seabright (2011). The Role of the Affect Heuristic in Moral Reactions to Climate Change. Journal of Global Ethics 6 (1):5-15.
Paul Thagard & Scott Findlay (2011). Changing Minds About Climate Change: Belief Revision, Coherence, and Emotion. In Erik J. Olson Sebastian Enqvist (ed.), Belief Revision Meets Philosophy of Science. Springer 329--345.
Charles H. Cho, Martin L. Martens, Hakkyun Kim & Michelle Rodrigue (2011). Astroturfing Global Warming: It Isn't Always Greener on the Other Side of the Fence. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 104 (4):571-587.
Furio Cerutti (2010). Defining Risk, Motivating Responsibility and Rethinking Global Warming. Science and Engineering Ethics 16 (3):489-499.
Added to index2011-07-29
Total downloads6 ( #377,073 of 1,778,404 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #291,352 of 1,778,404 )
How can I increase my downloads?