On Identifying Plausibility and Deliberative Public Policy : Commentary on " Negotiating Plausibility : Intervening in the Future of Nanotechnology"

TitleOn Identifying Plausibility and Deliberative Public Policy : Commentary on " Negotiating Plausibility : Intervening in the Future of Nanotechnology"
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsSchomberg, R
JournalScience and Engineering Ethics
Volume17
Issue4
Pagination739 - 742
Date Published12/2011
ISSN Number1471-5546
KeywordsPublic Engagement and Science , Science and Technology Studies
AbstractThe identification of plausible epistemic approaches in science as well as the social problem definitions with which scientists implicitly work is essential for the quality of a deliberative public policy. While responding to the Nanofutures project, the author reflects on the essential elements of such a policy.
DOI10.1007/s11948-011-9305-z
Short TitleSci Eng Ethics
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