Answering The Question Why Trust Science
Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019
Do doctors really know what they are talking about when they tell us vaccines are safe? Should we take climate experts at their word when they warn us about the perils of global warming? Why should we trust science when our own politicians don’t? In her new book Why True Science?, Naomi Oreskes offers a defense of science, revealing why the social character of scientific knowledge is its greatest strength + the greatest reason we can trust it.
Sponsor: NYU, Institute for Public Knowledge (IPK)
Date: Tuesday, October 15, 6-8 PM
Location: NYU Institute for Public Knowledge, 20 Cooper Square, 7 Floor