Philosophy

Soccer and Philosophy: Beautiful Thoughts on the Beautiful Game

Editor: Ted Richards
This collection of incisive articles gives a leading team of international philosophers a free kick toward exploring the complex and often hidden contours of the world of soccer. From the ethics of refereeing to the metaphysics of bent (like Beckham) space-time, this book shows soccer fans and philosophy buffs alike new ways to

Science, Policy, and the Value-Free Ideal

Author: Heather E. Douglas
Since World War II, most philosophers of science have purported the concept that science should be ‘value-free’. In Science, Policy and the Value-Free Ideal, Douglas argues that such an ideal is neither adequate nor desirable for science. She contends that the moral responsibilities of scientists require the c