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The public good : knowledge as the foundation for a democratic society.

Author: American Academy of Arts and Sciences.; American Philosophical Society.; Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands.
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : American Academy of Arts and Sciences, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Kongress (Washington, DC, 2007)
Kongress
Washington (DC, 2007)
Conference proceedings
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Public good.
Cambridge, MA : American Academy of Arts and Sciences, c2008
(OCoLC)624733729
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: American Academy of Arts and Sciences.; American Philosophical Society.; Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands.
OCLC Number: 232956818
Notes: Proceedings of a joint meeting of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society held on Apr. 27-29, 2007, in Washington, D.C.
"The Public Good : Knowledge as the Foundation for a Democratic Society is a project of the Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands in partnership with the American Academy of Arts and Sciences."--T.p. verso.
Description: 137 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Convocation of the Academies / Leslie Berlowitz ... [et al.] --
Keynote address. The public good : knowledge as the foundation for a democratic society / Don Michael Randel --
Saturday panel discussions. Introduction / Richard S. Dunn --
The independence of the courts / Linda Greenhouse, Sandra Day O'Connor, Judith S. Kaye, Charles G. Geyh, Lord Lester of Herne Hill QC --
Religion and the enlightenment / Martin E. Marty, Joyce Appleby, Mark A. Noll, James Carroll --
The United States and the global economy / John S. Reed, Robert M. Solow, Pedro Aspe, Edward P. Lazear, Janet Yellen --
The media and society / Sharon Rockefeller, Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Tom Brokaw, Gwen Ifill --
Saturday evening program. Celebrating knowledge. Welcome / Arlin Adams --
Introduction / Gerald Early --
Keynote address. The white whale / E.L. Doctorow --
Readings / Rosanna Warren --
The Public Good Award : James H. Billington, John Hope Franklin, Sandra Day O'Connor --
Sunday panel discussions. Introduction / Peter Nicholas --
Science, health, and an aging society / Harvey V. Fineberg, John Bongaarts, Lisa Berkman, John W. Rowe --
Energy choices and global warming / Richard A. Meserve, Ralph J. Cicerone, Charles O. Holliday, Jr.

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