Does science only flourish in democratic societies? How can the relationship between science and democracy be characterized from a historical, sociological or epistemological perspective? And last but not least: What about democracy in science? All these questions are raised within the interdisciplinary discourse on “Science and Democracy“. The following list of readings gives you a first insight into it.
Brown, Mark B. Science in Democracy: Expertise, Institutions, and Representation. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 2009.
Jasanoff, Sheila. Designs on Nature: Science and Democracy in Europe and the United States. 5. print., 1. pbk. print. Princeton, NJ: Princeton Univ. Press, 2007.
Jasanoff, Sheila. “Technologies of Humility: Citizen Participation in Governing Science.” Minerva
41, no. 3 (2003): 223–44. https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1025557512320
Macleod, Roy. “Science and Democracy: Historical Reflections on Present Discontents.” Minerva
35, no. 4 (December 1997): 369–84. https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1004362816974