Center for Interdisziplinary Research
 
 

Science in the Context of Application

Prof. Dr. Martin Carrier

Martin Carrier

Email
mcarrier[at]philosophie.uni-bielefeld.de

Homepage
www.uni-bielefeld.de/philosophie/personen/carrier/

Areas of specialization
philosophy of science, in particular: theory change, theory-ladenness and testability, intertheoretical relations, methodology of applied research.

Areas of competence
philosophy of mind, philosophy of biology, Kantian epistemology, history of science.

Publications in the topical area of the research group

  • "Wissenschaft im Dienst am Kunden: Zum Verhältnis von Verwertungsdruck und Erkenntniserfolg", in: B. Falkenburg (ed.), Philosophie im interdisziplinären Dialog, Paderborn: mentis, forthcoming.
  • "Science in the Grip of the Economy: On the Epistemic Impact of the Commercialization of Research", in: M. Carrier et al. (eds.), Science and Values: The Challenge of the Social and the Pressure of Practice, forthcoming.
  • "How to Serve the Customer and Still be Truthful: Methodological Characteristics of Applied Research," (with Matthias Adam & Torsten Wilholt), Science and Public Policy, forthcoming.
  • "Verwertungsdruck und Erkenntnisgewinn: Philosophische Reflexion angewandter Forschung" Information Philosophie 3/2005, 7-19.
  • "Knowledge Gain and Practical Use: Models in Pure and Applied Research", in: Donald Gillies (ed.), Laws and Models in Science, London: King's College Publications, 2004, 1-17.
  • "Knowledge and Control: On the Bearing of Epistemic Values in Applied Science", in: P. Machamer & G. Wolters (eds.), Science, Values and Objectivity, Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press; Konstanz: Universitätsverlag, 2004, 275-293.
  • "Interessen als Erkenntnisgrenzen? Die Wissenschaft unter Verwertungsdruck", in: W. Hogrebe & J. Bromand (eds.), Grenzen und Grenzüberschreitungen. XIX. Deutscher Kongress für Philosophie. Vorträge und Kolloquien, Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, 2004, 168-180.
  • "Grundlagenforschung ist kein Profit-Center", Physik Journal 1/4 (2002), 3.
  • "Business as Usual: On the Prospects of Normality in Scientific Research", in: M. Decker (ed.), Interdisciplinarity in Technology Assessment. Implementation and its Chances and Limits, Berlin: Springer, 2001, 25-31.



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