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Science, Technology and the Future : Soviet Scientists' Analysis of the Problems of and Prospects for the Development of Science and Technology and Their Role in Society.

Author: E P Velikhov; D M Gvishiani; S R Mikulinsky
Publisher: Kent : Elsevier Science, 2014.
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Science, Technology and the Future is an analysis of the problems of and prospects for the development of science and technology and their role in society. Drawing on the perspectives of Soviet scientists, this book examines the relation between society and nature as well as the prospects for resolving ecological problems with the aid of science and technology. This book is comprised of 33 chapters and begins with a  Read more...
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Velikhov, E.P.
Science, Technology and the Future : Soviet Scientists' Analysis of the Problems of and Prospects for the Development of Science and Technology and Their Role in Society.
Kent : Elsevier Science, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: E P Velikhov; D M Gvishiani; S R Mikulinsky
ISBN: 9781483147024 1483147029
OCLC Number: 1040032634
Notes: Automated Experiment and Automated Design in Chemical Technology. The Principles of the Synthesis of Chemico-technological Systems (CTS).
Description: 1 online resource (489 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Science, Technology and the Future; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Section 1: Science in the Modern World; Chapter 1. Topical Problems of Our Time and the Integration of Knowledge; Chapter 2. Methodological Problems of Global Development Modelling; 1. Emergence and Evolution of Global Modelling; 2. Philosophical and Sociological Prerequisites for Global Development Models; 3. Structuralization of the Problem and Formal Description of Global Processes; Chapter 3. Science and Social Control for Development Purposes; Science; Social Control. The Impact of Science on Social ControlChapter 4. Scientific and Technological Progress, Economics and Social Development; Chapter 5. Regional Economics-a New Branch of Economics; Chapter 6. From the Revolution in the Natural Sciences to the Scientific and Technological Revolution; Chapter 7. The Future of High-energy Physics; Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow in Microphysics; Sciences Become More Expensive; Chapter 8. Modern Science and Humanism; 1. Man as Social Development's End in Itself; the Socio-historical Foundations of Humanism. 2. Dehumanization of Science and the Cult of Man: the Alternative of Scientism and Anthropologism3. The Unity of Science and Humanism: Science for Man and about Man; 4. Scientific Cognition and Humanistic Ideals, Research and Value Approaches, the Ethics of Science; 5. The Socio-ethical Regulation of Biological Cognition: Myths and Reality; Chapter 9. Scientist and Epoch; Section 2: Natural and Technical Sciences and Mankind's Future; Chapter 10. Energy and Physics; Chapter 11. The Energy Situation in the World (Problems and Prospects). Chapter 12. The Present and the Future of Chemical KineticsChapter 13. High-temperature Superconductivity; 1. Introduction and the Statement of the Problem; 2. What Determines the Value of Critical Temperature T,?; 3. Ways of Producing High-temperature Superconductors; 4. Conclusions; References; Chapter 14. Solid-state Physics and Its Role in Science and Practice; Chapter 15. Mechanics and Scientific and Technical Progress; Liquid; Vortex Rings; Metal-hard Rock; Chapter 16. Engineering Cybernetics and Scientific and Technological Progress; Chapter 17. Space Exploration for the Benefit of Man. Chapter 18. The Ocean-a Challenge to Man and ScienceChapter 19. Geology in the Year 2000; Chapter 20. The Progress of Chemistry, Chemical Technology and Industry in the USSR; Inorganic Chemistry; Chemical Technology; Industry; Chapter 21. Formation and Development of the Soviet Metallurgical Machine-building Industry; Blast-furnace Equipment; Continuous-casting Machines; Tube Rolling Mills; Powerful Press Equipment; Chapter 22. The Prospects of Chemical Technology; System Analysis and the Method of Mathematical Simulation in Chemical Technology.

Abstract:

Science, Technology and the Future is an analysis of the problems of and prospects for the development of science and technology and their role in society. Drawing on the perspectives of Soviet scientists, this book examines the relation between society and nature as well as the prospects for resolving ecological problems with the aid of science and technology. This book is comprised of 33 chapters and begins with a discussion on the role of science and technology in modern society and their place in the solution of global problems. The axiological and ethical aspects of the development of.

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