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Limits of scientific inquiry

Author: Gerald James Holton; Robert S Morison
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1979.
Series: Daedalus (Boston, Mass.), v. 107, no. 2.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald James Holton; Robert S Morison
ISBN: 0393012123 9780393012125 0393950565 9780393950564
OCLC Number: 5750116
Notes: Originally published in 1978 as v. 107, no. 2 of the Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Description: xviii, 254 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Robert S. Morison --
Concerns about science and attempts to regulate inquiry / Loren R. Graham --
Presumptions of science / Robert L. Sinsheimer --
Limiting science : a biologist's perspective / David Baltimore --
Science and the sense of self : the medieval background of a modern confrontation / Lynn White, Jr. --
Reflections on the neo-Romantic critique of science / Leo Marx --
Endless frontier or bureaucratic morass? / Don K. Price --
Academic freedom and scientific freedom / Walter P. Metzger --
Freedom and risk / Sissela Bok --
Protecting the "animal of necessity" : limits to inquiry in clinical investigation / Judith P. Swazey --
Science's restive public / Barbara J. Culliton --
Public criticism of health science policy / Peter Barton Hutt --
Problem of research priorities / Harvey Brooks --
Threats and promises : negotiating the control of research / Dorothy Nelkin --
Misgivings about life-extending technologies / Robert S. Morison --
From the endless frontier to the ideology of limits / Gerald Holton.
Series Title: Daedalus (Boston, Mass.), v. 107, no. 2.
Responsibility: edited by Gerald Holton and Robert S. Morison.

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