Journal for General Philosophy of Science

, Volume 45, Issue 2, pp 407–409 | Cite as

Conference “The Special Role of Science in Liberal Democracy” (University of Copenhagen, 21–22 November 2013)

  • Klemes Kappel
  • Julie ZahleEmail author

The conference “The Special Role of Science in Liberal Democracy” was held November 21–22 2013 at the University of Copenhagen. The conference was organized by Julie Zahle and Klemens Kappel as part of a research project on this topic, funded by the Carlsberg Foundation.

There were six plenary speakers: James Bohman (Saint Louis University), Heather Douglas (University of Waterloo), Harold Kincaid (University of Cape Town), Martin Kusch (Vienna University), Eleonora Montuschi (London School of Economics) and Erik Weber (Ghent University). The other speakers at the conference were: Manuela Fernandez-Pinto (University of Notre Dame), Anton Froeyman (Ghent University), Heidi Grasswick (Middlebury College), Rico Hauswald (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin), Oier Imaz (University of the Basque Country), Kristen Intemann (Montana State University), Saana Jukola (University of Jyväskyla), Klemens Kappel (University of Copenhagen), Arnon Keren (University of Haifa), Loren King (Wilfrid Laurier...


Scientific Institution Liberal Democracy Epistemic Reason Epistemic Authority Democratic Decision 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Media, Cognition and CommunicationUniversity of CopenhagenCopenhagenDenmark

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