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Fear of science, trust in science : conditions for change in the climate of opinion / edited by Andrei S. Markovits and Karl W. Deutsch.

; Deutsch, Karl W. (Karl Wolfgang), 1912-1992 ; Aspen Institute Berlin ; Internationales Institut für Vergleichende Gesellschaftsforschung
Cambridge, Mass. : Oelgeschlager, Gunn and Hain, [1980] .
ISBN 0899460380, 9783445120533, 3445120536, 9780899460383

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Other Authors Deutsch, Karl W. 1912-1992.
Markovits, Andrei S.
Aspen Institute Berlin.
Internationales Institut für Vergleichende Gesellschaftsforschung.
Subjects Natuurwetenschappen.
Science -- History -- Congresses.
Science -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Science -- Social aspects.
Science.
Sciences -- Aspect social -- Congrès.
Sciences -- Histoire -- Congrès.
Sociale aspecten.
Description 262 pages ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date [1980]
©1980
Notes Includes index.
Papers presented at a conference held in West Berlin, 14-17 Sept. 1979, sponsored by the Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies in Berlin and the International Institute for Comparative Social Research of the Science Center in West Berlin.
Contents Fear and trust : contrasting views of science in Western history / Karl W. Deutsch -- Science, politics, and ethics / Peter Glotz -- Wisdom, science, and mechanics : the three tiers of medieval knowledge and the forbidden fourth / Robert S. Lopez -- Discussion of "Wisdom, science, and mechanics" / summarized by Andrei S. Markovits and Karl W. Deutsch -- The fear and distrust of science in historical perspective : some first thoughts / I. Bernard Cohen -- Discussion of "The fear and distrust of science in historical perspective" / summarized by Andrei S. Markovits and Karl W. Deutsch -- The disenchantment of success / David S. Landes -- Discussion of "The disenchantment of success" / summarized by Andrei S. Markovits and Karl W. Deutsch -- Some notes on the fear and distrust of science / Harvey Brooks -- Discussion of "Some notes on the fear and distrust of science" / summarized by Andrei S. Markovits and Karl W. Deutsch -- Fear of science -- trust in science : a meditation / Joseph Weizenbaum -- Discussion of "Fear of science -- trust in science" / summarized by Andrei S. Markovits and Karl W. Deutsch -- Eight major evolutionary jumps today / John Platt -- Discussion of "Eight major evolutionary jumps today" / summarized by Andrei S. Markovits and Karl W. Deutsch -- Fear of science versus trust in science : future trends / Max Kaase -- Discussion of "Fear of science versus trust in science" / summarized by Andrei S. Markovits and Karl W. Deutsch -- Fear and the rhetoric of confidence in science / Harrison C. White -- Discussion of "Fear and the rhetoric of confidence in science" / summarized by Andrei S. Markovits and Karl W. Deutsch -- On coping with science as a task of policy : a tentative summary / Karl W. Deutsch and Andrei S. Markovits.
Genre Conference proceedings.
History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6144413
(OCoLC)ocm06144413
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