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Science, history, and social activism : a tribute to Everett Mendelsohn

Author: Everett Mendelsohn; Garland E Allen; Roy M MacLeod
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©2001.
Series: Boston studies in the philosophy of science, v. 228.
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Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Everett Mendelsohn; Garland E Allen; Roy M MacLeod
ISBN: 1402004958 9781402004957
OCLC Number: 1012439932
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: PREFACE ix --
GARLAND E. ALLEN and ROY M. MacLEOD / Introduction 1 --
I. Historical Studies in the Life Sciences and Society --
JANE MAIENSCHEIN / Advocating the History of Science 23 --
SHIRLEY ROE / Radical Nature in the Encyclopedie 37 --
FREDERICK B. CHURCHILL / August Weismann and Ferdinand --
Dickel: Testing the Dzierzon System 61 --
RAPHAEL FALK / Mendel's Hypothesis 77 --
LILY E. KAYt / Biopower: Reflections on the Rise of Molecular --
Biology 87 --
II. Perspectives on the Social Studies of Science --
ANNE HARRINGTON / China, "Qi," and the Challenges of Engaged --
Scholarship 105 --
HELGA NOWOTNY / How to Tell A Story in the Sciences: Settings --
and Lessons 123 --
PETER BUCK / A Healthy Regard for the Facts 137 --
JEAN-JACQUES SALOMON / The Dark Side of Progress 153 --
PETER WEINGART / The Loss of Distance: Science in Transition 167 --
GARLAND E. ALLEN / Radical Politics and Marxism in the --
History of Science 185 --
GARY WERSKEY / "The Social Context of Science": Social Sciences as --
a Way of Life and Learning 203 --
III: Science, Society and the Social Responsibility of Scientists --
MARK V. BARROW, Jr. / Naturalists as Conservationists: American --
Scientists, Social Responsibility, and Political Activism before --
the Bomb 217 --
ROBERT N. PROCTOR / Human Experimental Abuse, in and out --
of Context 235 --
MARK B. ADAMS / Networks in Action: The Khrushchev Era, the --
Cold War and the Transformation of Soviet Science 255 --
GILBERT F. WHITTEMORE / The Multidimensional Chess of --
Science and Society: A Postwar Debate over Plutonium Exposure 277 --
ELIZABETH S. WATKINS / Radioactive Fallout and Emerging --
Environmentalism: Cold War Fears and Public Health Concerns, --
1954-1963 291 --
ROY MacLEOD / "Strictly for the Birds": Science, the Military and --
the Smithsonian's Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, --
1963-1970 307 --
MICHAEL A. FORTUN / The Human Genome Project: Past, Present --
and Future Anterior 339 --
IV. Postscript: Everett Mendelsohn and the Middle East --
YARON EZRAHI / "Speaking Justice to Power: Everett Mendelsohn --
as an International Public Intellectual 365 --
Bibliography: The Published Writings of Everett Mendelsohn 369 --
Notes on Contributors 375 --
Index 3833.
Series Title: Boston studies in the philosophy of science, v. 228.
Responsibility: edited by Garland E. Allen and Roy M. MacLeod.

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