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The Science Wars: Debating Scientific Knowledge and Technology (Contemporary Issues) Paperback – February 1, 2003
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It seems the constructivist critique of science got off on the wrong foot and lost a sense of perspective, making the retort of science fundamentalists all too easy.
The point, or what should have been the point, is that current science cannot resolve all issues of reality, yet claims hegemony over all forms of knowledge. The science wars never go around to the main event. And it is interesting through the whole debate Darwinism remained untouched. In fact, that angle seems to have been left to the ID critics, and we have Philip Johnson's essay on science, from Reason in Balance. But a critique of scientific methodology in that form is inadequate. So one can only regret the lack of 'guts' in the progression of critics from Kuhn, to Popper, Feyerbend, and the rest. Interesting enough collection