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Understanding the Organization of Science

  • Woodrow W. Clark II
  • Michael Fast
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Abstract

The questions to ask to science are the following: What is the spirit of science? What are the assumptions and beliefs in science? What is the essence of science? Are all sciences alike? What is science in relation to humans, society, and everyday life? What is good science? To raise those questions means that we enter the discussions of philosophy and philosophy of science, e.g., the discussions of ontology and epistemology. First of all what should science do and what is the meaning of science? Kjørup (1987: 35) thinks that initially, one may say that the tasks of science are:

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Woodrow W. Clark II
    • 1
  • Michael Fast
    • 2
  1. 1.Pepperdine Graziadio Business School, Los Angeles and MalibuCaliforniaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Business and ManagementAalborg UniversityAalborgDenmark

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