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Philosopher Philip Kitcher Offers a Democratic Plan to Establish Priorities for Scientific Research

Philosophy's Philip Kitcher contends there is no standard for determining the pursuit of scientific research. Kitcher, also an affiliated faculty member of Columbia's Center for Science, Policy & Outcomes, offers a democratic plan to establish priorities for scientific research in his "Science, Truth and Democracy" (Oxford 2001).

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Shot: Jan 25, 2002
Published: Mar 08, 2002
Last modified:Jan 29, 2004