Journals Higher Education

$25.95

Hardcover

Published: 23 October 2018

176 Pages | 6 grayscale line and 2 grayscale halftone figures

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198799887


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The Overproduction of Truth

Passion, Competition, and Integrity in Modern Science

Gianfranco Pacchioni

  • Offers a clear comparison of how scientific research was done and communicated before 2000, and how this is done today
  • Assesses the present dimensions of science, evidenced by data
  • Weighs the different means of measuring performance in science
  • Summarizes ethical principles of science and the problems of scientific misconduct
  • Stimulates debate on the reliability and resulting role of science in society today
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