The Resource Technoscientific Angst : Ethics and Responsibility

Technoscientific Angst : Ethics and Responsibility

Label
Technoscientific Angst : Ethics and Responsibility
Title
Technoscientific Angst
Title remainder
Ethics and Responsibility
Creator
Language
eng
Summary
Reassesses the social and ethical situations of technoscientists. What responsibility do the Manhattan Project scientists have for the atomic devastation of Hiroshima? The Krupps scientists for the crematoriums at Auschwitz? Disturbing questions like these are at the heart of this book, a sobering exploration of scientific and intellectual responsibility. Raphael Sassower considers two related phenomena: the positive public image of science as the citadel of truth and objectivity and the angst displayed by scientists over their indirect roles in technological horrors. Largely unexamined, these c
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 174.96
  • 174/.96
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • T14.S268 1
  • T14.S268 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Technoscientific Angst : Ethics and Responsibility
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; 1 Responsible Technoscience: The Haunting Reality of Auschwitz and Hiroshima; 2 Public Expectations of Technoscience: From Truth to Immortality; 3 Ambiguity and Anxiety: The Making of Human Anguish; 4 The Postmodern Option: A Dialectical Critique; 5 Responsible Technoscience: A Reconstruction; 6 The Price of Responsibility: From Personal to Financial; 7 Cultural Changes: Agenda Setting; References; Index
Control code
ocn476094382
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (158 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816688142
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b22938400
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)476094382
  • pebcs0816688141

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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