By Martin Kowarsch
While monetary and different social technology services is essential for winning public policy-making concerning worldwide weather switch, social scientists face trade-offs among the medical credibility, policy-relevance, and legitimacy in their coverage suggestion. From a philosophical viewpoint, this e-book systematically addresses those trade-offs and different the most important demanding situations dealing with the built-in financial exams of the Intergovernmental Panel on weather switch (IPCC). in keeping with John Dewey’s pragmatist philosophy and an research of the value-laden nature and reliability of weather swap economics, the ebook develops a polished science-policy version and particular directions for those exams of weather coverage thoughts. The center suggestion is to scientifically discover a few of the functional implications of different weather coverage pathways in an interdisciplinary demeanour, including varied stakeholders. this would facilitate an iterative, deliberative public studying technique referring to disputed coverage matters. This quantity makes novel contributions to 3 strands of the literature: (1) the philosophy of (social) technological know-how in coverage; (2) the philosophy of economics; and (3) debates concerning the layout of medical tests, together with the continual IPCC reform debate. This paintings is hence fascinating for philosophers and different students reflecting at the science-policy interface, but additionally for evaluate practitioners, weather policy-makers, and economists. The science-policy procedure built during this quantity has already inspired the hot socio-economic IPCC assessment.
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A Pragmatist Orientation for the Social Sciences in Climate Policy: How to Make Integrated Economic Assessments Serve Society (Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science) by Martin Kowarsch