By Martin Kowarsch
While financial and different social technological know-how services is imperative for profitable public policy-making relating to worldwide weather swap, social scientists face trade-offs among the medical credibility, policy-relevance, and legitimacy in their coverage suggestion. From a philosophical viewpoint, this ebook systematically addresses those trade-offs and different an important demanding situations dealing with the built-in fiscal exams of the Intergovernmental Panel on weather swap (IPCC). in line with John Dewey’s pragmatist philosophy and an research of the value-laden nature and reliability of weather swap economics, the booklet develops a elegant science-policy version and particular instructions for those exams of weather coverage strategies. The middle inspiration is to scientifically discover a number of the useful implications of other weather coverage pathways in an interdisciplinary demeanour, including varied stakeholders. this might facilitate an iterative, deliberative public studying approach relating 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 in regards to the layout of clinical tests, together with the continual IPCC reform debate. This paintings is hence attention-grabbing for philosophers and different students reflecting at the science-policy interface, but in addition for overview practitioners, weather policy-makers, and economists. The science-policy strategy built during this quantity has already stimulated the new 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