Volume 1, 2018

Rewriting the Contract with Science

Gurpreet Mahajan
Centre for Political Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi 110067

Published 2023-09-04


  • Philosophy of science and social sciences; Relativism; Truth and justification; University; Democracy.

How to Cite

Mahajan, G. (2023). Rewriting the Contract with Science. DIALOGUE: Science, Scientists and Society, 1, 1–14. https://doi.org/10.29195/DSSS.01.01.0010


The social sciences stand at a critical juncture today; they have lost the capacity to intervene effectively and authoritatively in the public political discourses. Are our methodological practices responsible for this? Do we need to take a critical look at these practices and reassess them?


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