Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 July 2017

310 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190467715

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Exploring Inductive Risk

Case Studies of Values in Science

Edited by Kevin C. Elliott and Ted Richards

  • The first book devoted specifically to examining inductive risk in a variety of scientific fields
  • Relevant for courses in multiple subject areas: history, philosophy, and sociology of science; science policy; research ethics; science and technology studies
  • Examines case studies from many different areas of research, including the drug approval process, high energy particle physics, dual-use research, climate science, research on gender disparities, clinical trials, and toxicology
  • Of interest not only to philosophers of science but also to practicing scientists and policy makers