Micro-Digressions: A Philosophy Podcast

The Limits of Scientific Authority

October 06, 2020 Spencer Case
Micro-Digressions: A Philosophy Podcast
The Limits of Scientific Authority
Show Notes

Philosophers of science disagree about what, if anything, distinguishes science from other bodies of knowledge, and other areas of inquiry. It's clear science commands a great deal of authority. But is this authority always a good thing? Spencer Case and Philippe Lemoine discuss the ways in which that authority can be misused and corrupted.