On Identifying Plausibility and Deliberative Public Policy Commentary on: 'Negotiating Plausibility: Intervening in the Future of Nanotechnology'
Science and Engineering Ethics (2011) 17:739–742
4 Pages Posted: 14 May 2014 Last revised: 19 Sep 2014
Date Written: August 30, 2011
The identification of plausible epistemic approaches in science as well as the social problem definitions with which scientists implicitly work is essential for the quality of a deliberative public policy. While responding to the Nanofutures project, I will reflect on the essential elements of such a policy.
Keywords: Deliberation, Public policy, Nanotechnology, Plausibility, ethics
JEL Classification: Q33
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