By Martin Kowarsch
While fiscal and different social technological know-how services is quintessential for winning public policy-making relating to international weather switch, social scientists face trade-offs among the clinical credibility, policy-relevance, and legitimacy in their coverage suggestion. From a philosophical standpoint, this ebook systematically addresses those trade-offs and different an important demanding situations dealing with the built-in financial exams of the Intergovernmental Panel on weather switch (IPCC). according to John Dewey’s pragmatist philosophy and an research of the value-laden nature and reliability of weather switch economics, the ebook develops a elegant science-policy version and particular directions for those tests of weather coverage strategies. The middle suggestion is to scientifically discover a number of the useful implications of different weather coverage pathways in an interdisciplinary demeanour, including different stakeholders. this might facilitate an iterative, deliberative public studying procedure 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 therefore fascinating for philosophers and different students reflecting at the science-policy interface, but in addition for evaluate practitioners, weather policy-makers, and economists. The science-policy technique constructed during this quantity has already encouraged 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