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2014 Conference on Values in Medicine, Science, and Technology

Jan 16, 2014 by Matthew J. Brown

Announcing the 4th Annual Values in Medicine, Science, and Technology Conference At the Center for Values in Medicine, Science, and Technology The University of Texas at Dallas May 20-23, 2014 Keynote Speaker:   Hugh Lacey, Swarthmore College & University of São Paulo Author of Is Science Value Free? Values and Scientific Understanding. Science, technology, and […]   Read more

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Struggles with Truthfulness

Dec 13, 2011 by eaa073000

In ‘Science, Religion, and Democracy’ Kitcher calls for us to ” do our best to tell schoolchildren the truth.”  This truth of course entails conveying scientifically based facts.  This also entails dismissing any religious beliefs that have been instilled in our students.  I wonder if Kitcher understands what an emotional blow this could represent for […]   Read more

Heideggarian Philosophy of Science & Technology

Dec 13, 2011 by Troy Doucet

As I was initially interested in analyzing Heidegger’s philosophy of science with regards to the debate on values our discussions never lent themselves to a phenomenological approach to the question of science & values- particular the value of human freedom.  I hope to eventually give more time to this subject in later courses of my doctoral […]   Read more

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