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Title Science and the future of man. Editors: Robert L. Carovillano [and] James W. Skehan.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press [1971, c1970]

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  CB151 .S37    Available  ---
Description xiii, 196 p. 21 cm.
Note Based on the proceedings of the conference sponsored by Boston College and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, held Dec. 28-29, 1969.
Contents pt. 1. Science and the problems of society: The university scientist and society / J. Tuzo Wilson -- Scientists in the courtroom / Victor J. Yannacone, Jr. -- Urban problems and technology / Paul Parks -- The government and science -troubled waters / Donald F. Hornig -- pt. 2. The scientist and society: Rethinking scientific objectives / Franklin A. Long -- Science and the university crisis / John Platt -- Problems and responsibilities / George Wald -- Why basic research? / Victor F. Weisskopf -- The integration of science and life / Lewis Mumford -- pt. 3. Confrontation: Science and the revolution in the Third World / Robert F. Drinan -- Crisis of man and his environment / Edmund S. Muskie -- Remarks / Philip H. Abelson -- Remarks / Erwin D, Canham.
Subject Science and civilization -- Congresses.
Sciences et civilisation -- Congrès.
Added Author Carovillano, Robert L., 1932-
Skehan, James William, 1923-
Boston College.
American Association for the Advancement of Science.