News archive - January 2014

Thursday, January 23, 2014

The Value of Cognitive Values

Heather Douglas's paper in the Philosophy of Science just came out, 'The Value of Cognitive Values', which organizes the various cognitive and epistemic values so often discussed by philosophers and shows that they are appropriate for different functions in scientific reasoning, thus reducing the tensions among them.

Thursday, January 23, 2014

SRPoiSE: The Consortium for Socially Relevant Philosophy of/in Science and Engineering

Carla Fehr announces that the website is up and running for The Consortium for Socially Relevant Philosophy of/in Science and Engineering (SRPoiSE) and new content is being added daily.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Science and Society Conference video: October 2013

Here is a video of Heather Douglas and Carla Fehr at the 'Science and Society: Emerging Agendas for Citizens and the Sciences' conference in Ottawa in October 2013.

Science and Technology in Society Teaching Group

Interested in how science, technology, and society interact? Find out more information about the Science and Technology in Society Teaching Group professors and the undergraduate courses they teach at the University of Waterloo.

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Feminism and Science Research Group

In the Feminism and Science Research Group we conduct research that is unified by attention to justice and the social nature of scientific, technological and medical research. We are interested in research policy, practice, education and implementation. Details

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