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Seminario "La ciencia y sus públicos": The historiography of expertise

Martes, 9 de marzo en la Sala de Vidre de la Facultad de Ciencias
cehic 07/03/2010

10:30-10:45: Introduction (José Ramón Bertomeu, Universitat de València)

10:45-11:30: The Special Problem of the Expert (Christopher Hamlin, University of Notre Dame)

11:30-11:45: Discussion.

11:45-12:00: Coffee Break

12:00- 13:00: Jaume Ferran i Clua as an Exemplary Expert (Christopher Hamlin)

13:00-13:30: General Discussion

Recommended  reading

Hamlin, C. “Third Wave Science Studies: Toward a History and Philosophy of Expertise”, in The Challenge of the Social and the Pressure of Practice, Science and Values Revisited, Edited by M. Carrier, D. Howard und J. Kourany (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press 2008), 2-37.

Additional readings

Collins, H. M and Evans, R. The 3rd Wave of Science Studies. Social Studies of Science . 2002; 32:235-96.

Hamlin, C, A Virtue-Free Science for Public Policy, essay review,  Minerva 43 (2005): 397-418

Jasanoff, Sheila. EPA's Regulation of Daminozide:  Unscrambling the Messages of Risk. Science, Technology, and Human Values. 1987, 12:116-24

Turner, Stephen. What is the Problem with Experts? Social Studies of Science . 2001; 31(1):123-49.

Wynne, Brian. Misunderstood Misunderstandings:  social identities in the public uptake of science. Public Understand. Sci. 1992,  1: 281-304.
Wynne, Brian. Risk and Environment as Legitimatory Discourses of Technology:  Reflexivity Inside Out? Current Sociology. 2002; 50(3):459-77.