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The scientific life : a moral history of a late modern vocation / Steven Shapin.

Author/Creator:
Shapin, Steven.
Publication:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 468 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Scientists -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Science -- Economic aspects.
Contents:
Knowledge and virtue : the way we live now
From calling to job : nature, truth, method, and vocation from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries
The moral equivalence of the scientist : a history of the very idea
Who is the industrial scientist? : the view from the tower
Who is the industrial scientist? : the view from the managers
The scientist and the civic virtues : the moral life of organized science
The scientific entrepreneur : money, motives, and the place of virtue
Visions of the future : uncertainty and virtue in the world of high-tech and venture capital
The way we live now : epilogue.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [401]-439) and index.
ISBN:
9780226750248 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226750248 (pbk.)
OCLC:
191763354