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Toward century 21 : technology, society, and human values

Author: C S Wallia; Stanford University.
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, [1970]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lectures and discussions first given at Stanford University in 1968.
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Genre/Form: Essays
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Toward century 21.
New York, Basic Books [1970]
(OCoLC)569253218
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C S Wallia; Stanford University.
OCLC Number: 58606
Language Note: "Based on Technology and human values, a project ... carried out at Stanford University during 1968."
Notes: "Based on Technology and human values, a project ... carried out at Stanford University during 1968."
Description: xvii, 318 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Science, technology, and human values / C.S. Wallia --
1. Biopsychological perspectives: Brain research: some recent developments and some speculations for the future / David Krech --
Ethical issues in future medicine / E. Fuller Torrey --
Human implications of biological discovery / Joshua Lederberg --
Population and environment / Paul R. Ehrlich --
2. Science and creativity: Making error creative / Garrett Hardin --
Some futures for the social sciences / David L. Sills --
The new communication media / Edwin B. Parker --
The thinking computer / John McCarthy --
3. The technology of forecasting and the forecasting of technology / Marvin Adelson --
The gaps between developed and developing nations / Kenneth E. Boulding --
Technology and developing nations / Eugene Staley --
Engineering -economic systems and universities / William K. Linvill --
Future transportation: some environmental considerations / Karl M. Ruppenthal --
4. The political system: The international political system: the future / Robert C. North --
Possible steps toward the world rule of law / Louis B. Sohn --
Social impacts of urbanization / W.H. Ferry --
Law, justice, and society / Christian Bay --
Public opinion in a future democratic society / Philip J. Stone --
Administrative responsibility and the new science of management decision / Hubert Marshall --
5. Humanistic perspectives: New concepts in higher education: experimental colleges / Mervin B. Freedman --
Changes in inner human experience and the future / James F.T. Bugental --
The future of religion / Alan Watts --
Affective education: the future / Michael Murphy.
Responsibility: edited by C.S. Wallia.

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