James Beebe

Study Invitation: How objective is science?

Discussion created by James Beebe on Nov 30, 2016

You are invited to participate in The Scientific Realism Project by completing an online questionnaire. The aim of this study is to see whether scientists from different disciplines think differently about different aspects of the objectivity of science and to see how well scientists’ opinions about these matters match those of philosophers of science and those of the general public.


You will be asked to indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with a variety of statements about science. This will be followed by a few demographic questions. Your participation in this study should take approximately 5 minutes.


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This study is being conducted by Prof. James Beebe in the Department of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Buffalo (http://www.buffalo.edu/cas/philosophy/faculty/faculty_directory/beebe.html) and Finnur Dellsén (https://sites.google.com/site/fdellsen/), Postdoctoral Research Fellow at University College Dublin's School of Philosophy. This project is one component of a larger interdisciplinary research project entitled "When Experts Disagree" (http://whenexpertsdisagree.ucd.ie), which is funded by the Irish Research Council.


Results from the study will be published at http://whenexpertsdisagree.ucd.ie and http://jamesbeebe.weebly.com/. If you have any further questions or concerns please feel free to contact Dr. James Beebe at jbeebe2@buffalo.edu or Finnur Dellsén at finnurd@gmail.com for more information.