Technoscientific Angst: Ethics and Responsibility

Technoscientific Angst: Ethics and Responsibility

by Raphael Sassower
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0816629560

ISBN-13: 9780816629565

Pub. Date: 11/28/1997

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press

What responsibility do the Manhattan Project scientists have for the atomic devastation of Hiroshima? Krupps scientists for the crematoriums at Auschwitz? Is there no way to revisit the ideals of science once devoted to creating a more reasonable and open society free from prejudices? Disturbing questions like these are at the heart of this sobering exploration of

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What responsibility do the Manhattan Project scientists have for the atomic devastation of Hiroshima? Krupps scientists for the crematoriums at Auschwitz? Is there no way to revisit the ideals of science once devoted to creating a more reasonable and open society free from prejudices? Disturbing questions like these are at the heart of this sobering exploration of scientific and intellectual responsibility. 160 pp.

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ISBN-13:
9780816629565
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.60(d)

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