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Crasnow, Sharon. (1993) Can Science Be Objective? Longinos Science as Social Knowledge. Hypatia 8 (3), 194-201.
|Title||Can Science Be Objective? Longinos Science as Social Knowledge|
|Resource Type||journal article|
In Science as Social Knowledge, Helen Longino offers a contextual analysis ofevidential relevance. She claims that this "contextual empiricism" reconciles the objectivity of science with the claim that science is socially constructed. I argue that while her account does offer key insights into the role that values play in science, her claim that science is nonetheless objective is problematic.