Science and politics: Dangerous liaisons [Book Review]

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In contrast to the opinion of numerous authors (e.g. R. Rudner, P. Kitcher, L. R. Graham, M. Dummett, N. Chomsky, R. Lewontin, etc.) it is argued here that the formation of opinion in science should be greatly insulated from political considerations. Special attention is devoted to the view that methodological standards for evaluation of scientific theories ought to vary according to the envisaged political uses of these theories
Keywords Science  politics  acceptance of theories  dangerous knowledge  self-censorship  objectivity
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DOI 10.1007/BF01801799
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Ian Hacking (1995). The Emergence of Probability. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.

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