Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Philosophy Wire: Peer review, contents, references…

DaedalusPhilosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2013-05-22]:

More than 150 prominent scientists and 75 scientific groups from around the world today took a stand against using impact factors, a measure of how often a journal is cited, to gauge the quality of an individual's work. They say researchers should be judged by the content of their papers, not where the studies are published or cited. [source]

Science at its best! At last a clear-cut view on what quality actually is and means in todays media-controlled era where the logic "it is knows, thus good" prevails! Bravo!


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