The Resource Objectivity in the feminist philosophy of science, Karen Cordrick Haely

Objectivity in the feminist philosophy of science, Karen Cordrick Haely

Label
Objectivity in the feminist philosophy of science
Title
Objectivity in the feminist philosophy of science
Statement of responsibility
Karen Cordrick Haely
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Scientific knowledge is widely considered to be the most certain kind of knowledge, free from social or cultural bias. This freedom from bias or values, the objectivity of science, is a key reason why scientific knowledge holds its privileged position in society. Karen Cordrick Haely argues that feminist critics of science present compelling reasons to eschew the idea that science is, or should be, purely objective in the sense commonly understood to mean 'value-free'. This book examines the most prominent feminist ideas regarding how to revise and enrich the concept of objectivity such that w
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digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
501
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q175
LC item number
.H216 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Continuum studies in philosophy
Label
Objectivity in the feminist philosophy of science, Karen Cordrick Haely
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 131-146) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction: Background for the Feminist Studies of Objectivity in Science; 2. Power and Objectivity; 3. Breaking with Dogma; 4. Critical Self-Reflection: Achieving Strong Objectivity; 5. Objectivity: A Community Achievement; 6. Building a Network of Ideas; Bibliography
Control code
ocn738478542
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Extent
1 online resource (149 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283123167
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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not applicable
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.b35927501
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unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)738478542
  • pebcs1283123169
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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