Articles by James Wong

July 25, 2022

🦋 The ‘Science of Democracy’ is more than falsification

James Wong
While Jean-Paul Gagnon’s data mountain project aims to rescue an abandoned science, others reject the study as not genuinely scientific. James Wong advocates a pluralist view of the epistemic commitments of (political) science and argues that Gagnon’s project can be grounded in scientific anti-realism and constructivism
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James Wong
Assistant Professor of Social Science Education, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

James's teaching and research revolve around democratic governance and citizen participation, the politics of science, environment and sustainability, and ethics and public policy.

He earned his PhD in Government from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

James is a Fellow of the British Higher Education Academy.

He tweets @jameskalei

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