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Limits of scientific inquiry / edited by Gerald Holton and Robert S. Morison.

Publication:
New York : W. W. Norton & Company, 1979.
Series:
Daedalus (Boston, Mass.) ; v. 107, no. 2.
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 254 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Science
Research
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City).
Contents:
Introduction / Robert S. Morison
Concerns about science and attempts to regulate inquiry / Loren R. Graham
Presumptions of science / Robert L. Sinsheimer
Limiting science : a biologist's perspective / David Baltimore
Science and the sense of self : the medieval background of a modern confrontation / Lynn White, Jr.
Reflections on the neo-Romantic critique of science / Leo Marx
Endless frontier or bureaucratic morass? / Don K. Price
Academic freedom and scientific freedom / Walter P. Metzger
Freedom and risk / Sissela Bok
Protecting the "animal of necessity" : limits to inquiry in clinical investigation / Judith P. Swazey
Science's restive public / Barbara J. Culliton
Public criticism of health science policy / Peter Barton Hutt
Problem of research priorities / Harvey Brooks
Threats and promises : negotiating the control of research / Dorothy Nelkin
Misgivings about life-extending technologies / Robert S. Morison
From the endless frontier to the ideology of limits / Gerald Holton.
Notes:
Originally published in 1978 as v. 107, no. 2 of the Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
"Copyright ©1979, 1978 by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences"--verso of title page.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Penn Libraries Rare copy gifted by Dr. Mark B. Adams in 2018.
Penn Provenance:
Adams, Mark B., (former owner) (autograph) (Adams copy)
Penn Chronology:
1979
Contributor:
Holton, Gerald James.
Morison, Robert S., 1906-1986
W.W. Norton & Company, publisher.
Mark B. Adams Emergence of Modern Science Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0393012123 0393950565 (pbk.)
OCLC:
5750116
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