Verità e utilità sociale. La teoria dell'azione di Pareto e la sociologia della scienza

@inproceedings{Beltrame2006VeritEU,
  title={Verit{\`a} e utilit{\`a} sociale. La teoria dell'azione di Pareto e la sociologia della scienza},
  author={Lorenzo Beltrame},
  year={2006}
}
The aim of this paper is to show how, using Pareto's action theory, we can respond to the question of the social support to scientific activity in connection with the problem of the public understanding of science. The interpretative approach to the Public Understanding of Science and the Sociology of Scientific Knowledge state that people's attitudes toward science depend on a complex of values, beliefs, social representations and public images of scientific activity. However, these approaches… CONTINUE READING