The Social Sciences and Democracy

  • Jeroen Van Bouwel

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Where the Epistemic and the Political Meet: An Introduction to the Social Sciences and Democracy

  3. Democratizing the Social Sciences: Balancing Expertise and Dialogue

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. Patrick Baert, Helena Mateus Jeronimo, Alan Shipman
      Pages 17-38
    3. Kristina Rolin
      Pages 62-80
  4. The Social Sciences Improving Democratic Theory and Practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. Harold Kincaid
      Pages 104-117
  5. Democratic Theory Elucidating Social Scientific Theory and Practice

  6. The Democratic Governance of Social Science

  7. (Future) Obstacles to the Social Sciences and Democracy

  8. Back Matter
    Pages 265-268

About this book


Prominent researchers from philosophy and the social studies of science present a collection of articles that together constitute a systematic and comprehensive investigation of how to understand the relation between the social sciences and democracy.


democracy knowledge object pluralism science

Editors and affiliations

  • Jeroen Van Bouwel
    • 1
  1. 1.Ghent UniversityBelgium

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