, Volume 17, Issue 4, pp 739-742
Date: 30 Aug 2011

On Identifying Plausibility and Deliberative Public Policy

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Abstract

The 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, I will reflect on the essential elements of such a policy.

Dr. René von Schomberg is based at the European Commission, Directorate General for Research. The views expressed here are those of the author and may not in any circumstances be regarded as stating an official position of the European Commission.