Philosophy of Science and Science and Technology Studies

Philosophy of Science and Science and Technology Studies through the Lens of Technology

Roundtable

Date: 30 November–2 December 2023
Location: Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences, Jilská 1, Prague 1 (Conference room, 1st floor) / CEFRES, Na Florenci 3, Prague 1
Language: English
Organizers: CEFRES, Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences (FLÚ AVČR).

Argument

On the international scene, the separation between ‘STS’ and philosophy of science seems more marked than ever. Since the great controversies between relativists and realists in the 1980s and the Science Wars of the 1990s, the two communities have drifted far apart, and in a sense beyond dissensus. However, a good part of STS specialists could benefit from a philosophical perspective on their work, and vice versa, philosophers of science from a better understanding of problems that have long haunted the history and sociology of science as well as STS. Continue reading Philosophy of Science and Science and Technology Studies