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Author: Josephine A Koster; Collins (Firm : New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins College, ©1992.
Series: Writer's library (New York, N.Y.)
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Josephine A Koster; Collins (Firm : New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 0065011260 9780065011265
OCLC Number: 26404132
Description: xvi, 261 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: What is science? --
The nature of scientific reasoning / Jacob Bronowski --
Debating the unknowable / Lewis Thomas --
The rage to know / Horace Freeland Judson --
Prospects in the arts and sciences / J. Robert Oppenheimer --
E=mc² / Albert Einstein --
Science vs. pseudoscience --
Creationism isn't science / Niles Eldredge --
Agnostic evolutionists / Tom Bethell --
A critical look at astrology / Bart J. Bok --
Do lie detectors lie? / Alfred Meyer --
The connection of humanity and nature --
Our allotted lifetimes / Stephen J. Gould --
The spider and the wasp / Alexander Petrunkevitch --
The brain: his and hers / Pamela Weintraub --
Encounter on the Tundra / Barry Lopez --
Science and the sense of the holy / Loren Eiseley --
Science and ethics / When commerce and academe collide / Eliot Marshall --
Genetic engineering: hype, hubris, and haste / Gina Maranto --
The perils of obedience / Stanley Milgram --
Is science evil? / Karl Jaspers --
The costs and benefits of medical technology --
Placebos / Sissela Bok --
The summer before salk / Chales L. Mee, Jr. --
Ethical issues in the prevention and treatment of HIV infection and AIDS / LeRoy Walters --
The rights of patients / Ann E. Weiss --
The ethical costs of health care / Lester C. Thurow --
The future of science and technology --
Ice pond / John McPhee --
The astrochicken / Freeman Dyson --
Disappearing through the skylight / O.B. Hardison --
Artificial intelligence / Grant Fjermedal.
Series Title: Writer's library (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: the HarperCollins editors with Josephine Koster Tarvers.

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