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EAN : 9782707178053
Code sériel : 392
Shaping : EPUB2
DRM : Watermark (Tatouage numérique)
PUBLIC OPINION AND SCIENCE

Release date : 12/09/2013

The « public » is in turns admiring and awed before scientific prowess, or an opposition, defying the authority of the experts. Public opinion is perceived either as an easily manipulated, amorphous mass, or as a sovereign power. Sometimes serious, sometimes daring, threatening or reassuring, science is presented to us...

The « public » is in turns admiring and awed before scientific prowess, or an opposition, defying the authority of the experts. Public opinion is perceived either as an easily manipulated, amorphous mass, or as a sovereign power. Sometimes serious, sometimes daring, threatening or reassuring, science is presented to us in turn as a sovereign authority and as a critical power confronting authority. This comprehensive book brings an overview of the highlights of this confrontation from the 19th century until the present day.

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EAN : 9782707178053
Code sériel : 392
Shaping : EPUB2
DRM : Watermark (Tatouage numérique)
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