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Is science dangerous?

Lewis Wolpert
1999 Nature  
Genetics and cloning Mary Shelley would be both proud and shocked. Her creation of a scientist creating and meddling with human life has become the most potent symbol of modern science.  ...  Technology is much older than anything one could regard as science and unaided by any science, technology gave rise to the crafts of early humans, like agriculture and metalworking.  ... 
doi:10.1038/18543 pmid:10192325 fatcat:ujas53nimfhgfefyjkdgtbt2d4

Is Science Dangerous?

Lewis Wolpert
2002 Journal of Molecular Biology  
Genetics and cloning Mary Shelley would be both proud and shocked. Her creation of a scientist creating and meddling with human life has become the most potent symbol of modern science.  ...  Technology is much older than anything one could regard as science and unaided by any science, technology gave rise to the crafts of early humans, like agriculture and metalworking.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0022-2836(02)00349-2 pmid:12079325 fatcat:k5btrlvv4ffnzltxazmj6ocofa


Alvin Plantinga
1996 Faith and Philosophy  
, including economics, psychology, sociobiology and so on.  ...  This paper is a continuation of a discussion with Ernan McMullin; its topic is the question how theists (in particular, Christian theists) should think about modern science-the whole range of modern science  ...  many examples from the social sciences.  ... 
doi:10.5840/faithphil19961335 fatcat:rx3tkbow3fdu7gclx3ln3idi44

Science [chapter]

Jaap Bos
2020 Research Ethics for Students in the Social Sciences  
After Reading This Chapter, You Will: Develop an awareness of what social science is about Better understand the role of students within universities Recognize the function of reflexivity in the process  ...  Box 2.1: 'What Do Social Sciences Study?' The Study of Humans Debates about the validity of social science knowledge exemplify the challenges in the scholastic study of humans.  ...  become increasingly dependent on government agencies, causing universities to behave more like bureaucracies.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-48415-6_2 fatcat:vk2wjqitk5auvawtsnmjzcap34

Natural science, social science and optimality

Oleg Larichev
1991 Behavioral and Brain Sciences  
choice and social organization, (4) a metaphysical way of looking at the world, or (5) something else still.  ...  The rationality heuristic in economics provides an example from social science of the potential biases arising from the extreme flexibility of optimality considerations, including selective search for  ...  Rather, animals and humans behave nonoptimally.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0140525x00066267 fatcat:gxlnp5za4jbkraihxmvzs6dm3a

Science In Trauma [article]

Bhag C. Chauhan
2005 arXiv   pre-print
For systems like weather, earthquakes, rolling dices etc... and of course human behavior it has proved impossible, for science, to describe a state of the system accurately for a long time into the future  ...  It is argued -- by taking into account of the views of learned scientists and philosophers -- that modern science can never explain everything and it is a hard fact to discover the "Theory Of Everything  ...  Acknowledgments: I am grateful to João Pulido and Gregory Moreau for the careful reading of the manuscript and useful suggestions.  ... 
arXiv:physics/0210088v2 fatcat:trf5vfziejhivployoa3f4z7em

Should Religion Shape Science?

Mikael Stenmark
2004 Faith and Philosophy  
The basic idea is that you do not have to agree on what constitutes a good human life or society, what a just social order is, what the appropriate differences (if any) between the genders are, whether  ...  By "docility" he means the tendency we can find among humans to accept social influence.  ... 
doi:10.5840/faithphil200421326 fatcat:3kjeoq246ra35hx5lt3jv6w7cy

The sciences of science communication

B. Fischhoff
2013 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  
Preparation of this paper was supported by the National Science Foundation Grant SES-0949710.  ...  They may discover that they love the life, including the camaraderie of the graduate students and postdocs who are the engines of much science.  ...  Reading about the relevant social, behavioral, and decision sciences might help them some.  ... 
doi:10.1073/pnas.1213273110 pmid:23942125 pmcid:PMC3752164 fatcat:q7lsal3amnbjdf7pmijorsl3ea


Matei Candea, Felix Stein, Matei Candea, Hildegard Diemberger, Sian Lazar, Joel Robbins, Andrew Sanchez, Rupert Stasch
2016 Cambridge Encyclopedia of Anthropology  
on science from the humanities and social sciences.  ...  A classic of the genre was Latour and Woolgar's Laboratory life: the social construction of scientific facts (1979), based on fieldwork and interviews undertaken in a biology lab -the Salk institute in  ... 
doi:10.29164/16science fatcat:mmgxd4bwj5d2tariw2whs6txcm

Doctor's profession: Science, skill or mission

Ilija Kajtez
2009 Archive of Oncology  
With life and death in question, science and techniques do not have any answer.  ...  society, eminent teachers of science and hard-working doctor's experience.  ... 
doi:10.2298/aoo0904089k fatcat:7ptzadqnjzh6pldfvzwojhuflq

Dentistry and the social sciences

R K Soble
1976 Tic  
What should he do about the situa- uw . . accept the idea that you and your patient are in- dividuals, who may have different ideas, backgrounds, and ways of behaving, with different attitudes about life  ...  Perhaps the most important reason for incorp social and behavioral sciences into dental education and pr: is to further humanize the profession of dentistry.  ... 
pmid:1065130 fatcat:ekqiuodmcrhr5n2ghqqt7effym

Is Science for Us? Black Students' and Parents' Views of Science and Science Careers

2015 Science Education  
Particular thanks to all the participating students, parents, and schools without whom the research would not have been possible.  ...  We are grateful to the following for their assistance with data collection on the whole project: Beatrice Willis, Billy Wong, Annalisa Fagan, Sophie Kelsall-Greener, and Johanna Woydack.  ...  for humans, like if there was no science there would be no humans . . .  ... 
doi:10.1002/sce.21146 pmid:28579645 pmcid:PMC5434900 fatcat:z3sc5jswtvhjfcsax72fhnklfy

Social Science Sequestered

Nils Markusson, Nazmiye Balta-Ozkan, Jason Chilvers, Peter Healey, David Reiner, Duncan McLaren
2020 Frontiers in Climate  
Greenhouse gas removal (GGR) raises many cultural, ethical, legal, social, and political issues, yet in the growing area of GGR research, humanities and social sciences (HASS) research is often marginalized  ...  , constrained and depoliticised.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We want to thank participants in the two workshops for social scientists in the UK GGR programme, as well as those who helped us map the social science research in the programme.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fclim.2020.00002 fatcat:2jgyoqd4ofe75oaxz56vuh3uma

In Defense of Simonian Science

David Diekema, Patrick McDonald
2016 Faith and Philosophy  
behavioral consequences, and will be more likely to study hard in school because her parents tell her it is the way to a successful life.  ...  When Plantinga states, "Why, asks Simon, do people like Mother Teresa do the things they do? Why do they devote their time and energy and indeed their entire lives to the welfare of other people?  ... 
doi:10.5840/faithphil2015121751 fatcat:zo7tqndqvbes3ec7iu5ognqsby

Science of science

Santo Fortunato, Carl T. Bergstrom, Katy Börner, James A. Evans, Dirk Helbing, Staša Milojević, Alexander M. Petersen, Filippo Radicchi, Roberta Sinatra, Brian Uzzi, Alessandro Vespignani, Ludo Waltman (+2 others)
2018 Science  
In the past decade, SciSci has benefited from an influx of natural, computational, and social scientists who together have developed big data-based capabilities for empirical analysis and generative modeling  ...  opportunities to explore the structure and evolution of science.  ...  Science often behaves like an economic system with a one-dimensional "currency" of citation counts.  ... 
doi:10.1126/science.aao0185 pmid:29496846 pmcid:PMC5949209 fatcat:rucdemgnxrgyrolil3btet6yey
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