Of loaded dice and heated arguments: Putting the Hansen?Michaels global warming debate in context

@article{ODonnell2000OfLD,
  title={Of loaded dice and heated arguments: Putting the Hansen?Michaels global warming debate in context},
  author={Timothy O'Donnell},
  journal={Social Epistemology},
  year={2000},
  volume={14},
  pages={109 - 127}
}
Dans le cadre du Forum 1998 de l'Association Americaine pour la Rhetorique de la Science et de la Technologie, l'A. presente le debat scientifique sur le rechauffement de la planete, opposant J. E. Hansen et P. J. Michaels, d'une part, et mesure ses consequences sur la politique scientifique au tournant des annees 1980 et 1990, d'autre part. 

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