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Group Rationality in Scientific Research

by Husain Sarkar

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy of science,
  • Reasoning,
  • Philosophy,
  • Science,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Research & Methodology,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • Movements - Rationalism,
  • Group decision making,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7767548M
    ISBN 100521871131
    ISBN 109780521871136

    The book studies the role of science literacy in public support of science. It synthesizes the available research literature on science literacy, makes recommendations on the need to improve the understanding of scientific research in the US. ( views) How Modern Science Came into the World by H. Floris Cohen - Amsterdam University Press, Guidelines for research ethics, nor does it have any authority to impose sanctions. Research ethics As a concept, ‘research ethics’ refers to a complex set of values, standards and institutional schemes that help constitute and regulate scientifi c activity. Ultimately, research ethics is a codifi cation of ethics of science in practice.

    research efforts of policy advocates are frequently skewed by their wish to generate data and analysis in line with their preferences. In contrast, policy study is motivated by the intent to be impartial. This book draws on the scientific policy studies approach to develop a basic understanding of. Rationalization is the process of replacing traditional and emotional thought with reason and practicality. The rise of scientific study and the development of capitalism and bureaucracy provide.

      The scientific mindware necessary for rationality includes knowledge in the areas of philosophy of science, research methodology, logic, and probabilistic/statistical reasoning. There is a large body of research indicating education leads to improvement in these and other areas involving scientific mindware (Hale, Sloss, and Lawson ). In this chapter, our focus is the role played by notions of rationality in the diagnosis of mental disorders, and in the practice of overriding patient autonomy in psychiatry. We describe and evaluate different hypotheses concerning the relationship between rationality and diagnosis, raising questions about what features underpin psychiatric by: 3.


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Under what conditions is a group of scientists rational. How would rational scientists collectively agree to make their group more effective. In this book, Husain Sarkar proposes answers to them by building on classical solutions - the skeptical view, two versions of the subjectivist view, the objectivist view, and the view of Hilary by: 7.

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How would rational scientists collectively agree to make their group more effective. This book proposes answers to them by building on classical solutions - the skeptical view, two versions of the subjectivist view, the objectivist view, and the view of Hilary Putnam.

The group of discussions about the place of rationality in science which have been held between those who emphasize the history of science (with Feyerabend and Kuhn as the most prominent exponents) and the critical rationalists (Popper and his followers), with Imre Lakatos defending a middle ground, these discussions were seen by almost all commentators as the most important event in the philosophy of science.

Husain Sarkar, Group Rationality in Scientific Research, Cambridge University Press,pp., $ (hbk), ISBN Reviewed by Katie Steele, University of Sydney In the preface to this book, Husain Sarkar states the central problem of the book in very general terms: "Under what conditions is a group of scientists rational?".

Group Rationality in Scientific Research by Husain Sarkar starting at $ Group Rationality in Scientific Research has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same Low Prices, Bigger Selection, More Fun Shop the All-New. given that the problematic of science in terms of group rationality is not to be parsed within research programs themselves but between them.

Research programs tend to sort themselves out in strictly evolutionary fashion based on contingencies such as the creativities and personalities of lead research scientists and the teams of assistants. ‘Rationality in Economics is a delight, garnished with fascinating historical detail, philosophical scientific insights, and an eye on current public policy issues.

Vernon Smith, as always, shows a skeptical, irreverent attitude toward ‘rationality models’ based on assumptions that are not stress-tested with cash-motivated subjects in the Cited by:   There is overlap between the two categories of rationality.

In my most recent book- In Evidence We Trust: The need for science, rationality & statistics- I provide information on various aspects of science, rationality and mathematical procedures (statistics) used in describing and making inferences in the context of scientific research.

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Without limitations on the language or length, many authors greatly approve of our fast and efficient publishing services. The quality and style are rather consistent throughout, but the topics change - from basics of bayesian reasoning, human biases, to science of cognition, ethics, philosophy, decision science, Beware: it is a bit "never ending" book/5.

Flyvbjerg, Five Misunderstandings About Case-study research, 2 Introduction When I first became interested in in-depth case-study research, I was trying to understand how power and rationality shape each other and form the urban environments in which we live (Flyvbjerg a).Cited by: In research groups, young scientists work on various topics according to their fields of interest.

Emmy Noether Group. The Emmy Noether Programme is a programme funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) that gives particularly qualified young scientists the opportunity to qualify for a university professorship over a period of six years by independently leading a junior research group.

This volume brings together a diverse group of authors who have been associated with Robyn Dawes over the years. The breadth of topics covered reflects Dawes’s wide-ranging impact on psychological theory and empirical practice. The two themes of rationality and social responsibility are well developed in the : Paperback.

This paper explores the implications of Bayesian research in cognitive science for debates over the extent of human rationality.

Work in the heuristics and biases tradition has led many philosophers to pessimistic conclusions about human : Shaun B Nichols, R. Samuels. Historicist Theories of Scientific Rationality. Many scientists, philosophers, and laypersons have regarded science as the one human enterprise that successfully escapes the contingencies of history to establish eternal truths about the universe, via a special, rational method of Cited by: 5.

Herbert Alexander Simon (J – February 9, ) was an American economist, political scientist and cognitive psychologist, whose primary research interest was decision-making within organizations and is best known for the theories of "bounded rationality" and "satisficing".

He received the Nobel Prize in Economics in and the Turing Award in Doctoral advisor: Henry Schultz. It is argued that reasoning in the real world supports decision making and is aimed at the achievement of goals. A distinction is developed between two notions of rationality: rationality 1 which is reasoning in such a way as to achieve one's goals-within cognitive constraints-and rationality 2 which is reasoning by a process of logic.

This dichotomy is related to the philosophical distinction Cited by: Scientific rationality involves groups as well as individuals, for we can ask whether scientific communities are rational in their collective pursuit of the aims of science. This chapter provides a review and assessment of central aspects of rationality in science.

Endorsements. The Rationality Quotient is a significant advance in the psychology of rationality. It presents the best analysis of cognitive errors in the scientific literature and makes a compelling case for measuring rationality independently of intelligence.

Stanovich's book, which is really a synthesis of the latest research into the psychology of rationality and the empirical findings should serve as fuel for future Right wing thinkers in their evaluation of the human capacity for dispassionate reason (with all the social, political and propagada implications).Author: The Social Pathologist.

The Rationality Wars and the Credibility Revolution came out of a revolution in psychological research described as “The Rationality Wars.” could probably take up a whole book.Rationality is the quality or state of being rational – that is, being based on or agreeable to reason.

Rationality implies the conformity of one's beliefs with one's reasons to believe, and of one's actions with one's reasons for action. "Rationality" has different specialized meanings in philosophy, economics, sociology, psychology, evolutionary biology, game theory and political science.

To determine what .