Values in Science; Values in Engineering
Holbrook, J. Britt
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Values of many kinds play important roles in science. Ethical values constrain the types of experiments that scientists perform and the conditions under which they perform them. Moral and political values influence the choice of problems to address. Social values are operative in organizing social behavior in the scientific community. Values of some sort influence the methods of scientific knowledge production; the focus here is on the precise nature of the values that govern these methods.