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Main Title Defending science--within reason : between scientism and cynicism /
Author Haack, Susan.
Publisher Prometheus Books,
Year Published 2003
OCLC Number 52377534
ISBN 1591021170 (acid-free paper)
Subjects Creative ability in science ; Science--Methodology ; Science--Philosophy
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EOAM  Q172.5.C74H33 2003 Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 08/13/2004
Collation 411 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-388) and index.
Contents Notes
Neither sacred nor a confidence trick : the critical common-sensist manifesto -- Nail soup : a brief, opinionated history of the old deferentialism -- Clues to the puzzle of scientific evidence : a more-so story -- The long arm of common sense : instead of a theory of scientific method -- Realistically speaking : how science fumbles, and sometimes forges, ahead -- The same, only different : integrating the intentional -- A modest proposal : the sensible program in sociology of science -- Stronger than fiction : science, literature, and the "literature of science" -- Entangled in the bramble bush : science in the law -- Point of honor : on science and religion -- What man can achieve when he really puts his mind to it : the value, and the values, of science -- Not till it's over : reflections on the end of science.