‘Sloppy Thinking’: To What Extent Can Philosophy Contribute to the Public Understanding of Science?
Subject: Q1 | B1
This thesis will address two questions: Does philosophy contribute to the ‘public understanding of science’ (PUoS), and if so, how?\ud The popular public image of science is one of methodology. Science is a means for making true statements about the world, where we comp... View more
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