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Title Limits of scientific inquiry / edited by Gerald Holton and Robert S. Morison
Published New York : Norton, [1979]


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Description xviii, 254 pages ; 24 cm
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 First published in 1978 as v. 107, no. 2 of the Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Ethics.
Author Holton, Gerald James.
Morison, Robert S., 1906-1986.
American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
LC no. 79005103
ISBN 0393012123
0393950565 (paperback)