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Author Levin, Yuval.

Title Imagining the future : science and American democracy / Yuval Levin
Edition First edition
Published New York : Encounter Books, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (145 pages)
Series New Atlantis Books
New Atlantis Books.
Contents The moral challenge of modern science -- The crisis of everyday life -- Two cultures? -- Two visions of the future -- Science and the left -- Science and the right -- Conclusion
Summary From stem cell research to global warming, human cloning, evolution, and beyond, political debates about science have raged in recent years - and, to the chagrin of most observers, have increasingly fallen into the familiar categories of America's culture wars. In Imagining the Future: Science and American Democracy, Yuval Levin explores the complicated meanings of science and technology in American politics and finds that the science debates have a lot to teach us about our political life. These debates, Levin argues, reveal some serious challenges to American self-government, and put on
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 137-142) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Science -- Forecasting.
Science -- Political aspects -- United States.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008032355
ISBN 1594033307