Towards a Practical Form of Epistemology: The Case of Green Chemistry

  • Jean-Pierre Llored
Keywords: practices, agency, time, affordances, chemical transformations, partnership

Abstract

This paper explores how chemists are transforming their own current background in order to act upon the world without jeopardizing life. In this respect, I will envisage science as both a system of propositions and a set of engaged practices. The scrutiny of chemical innovations will allow me to query the concepts of paradigm and that of scientific community. In doing so, I will connect the philosophy of science with the philosophy of technology so as to think about our relation with the world.

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Published
2013-01-20
How to Cite
Llored, J.-P. (2013). Towards a Practical Form of Epistemology: The Case of Green Chemistry. Studia Philosophica Estonica, 36-60. https://doi.org/10.12697/spe.2012.5.2.04