Participatory Democracy, Science and Technology: An Exploration in the Philosophy of Science by K. Rogers

Participatory Democracy, Science and Technology: An Exploration in the Philosophy of Science

byK. Rogers

Hardcover | April 10, 2008

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Taking insights from the philosophy of science and technology, theories of participatory democracy and Critical Theory, the author tackles and explores how democratic participation in scientific research and technological innovation could be possible, as a deliberative means of improving the rational basis for the development of modern society.

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KARL ROGERS studied Physics and Philosophy at Lancaster University, UK. He received his PhD in the Philosophy of Science from the University of Bath, UK. He is a Research Fellow in Science Studies at Bath University and is the Co-founder of the John Dewey Center for Democracy and Education, Minneapolis.

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Title:Participatory Democracy, Science and Technology: An Exploration in the Philosophy of ScienceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.02 inPublished:April 10, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230522068

ISBN - 13:9780230522060

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Table of Contents

The Call for Democratic Participation * Substantive Theories of Technology * Democratising the Technological Society * Participatory Democracy * Science of Technology * Towards a Rational Society * Notes * References * Index