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In engaging and lucid discussion, twelve of the world's leading scientists and scientific thinkers clarify many of the complex scientific challenges and dilemmas facing science today.
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What Scientists Think

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Overview

In engaging and lucid discussion, twelve of the world's leading scientists and scientific thinkers clarify many of the complex scientific challenges and dilemmas facing science today.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203415047
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 5/18/2005
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 267 KB

Meet the Author

Jeremy Stangroom is co-editor of The Philosophers' Magazine.
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Table of Contents

The Scientists Preface. Introduction. The Interviews 1. Darwinism and Genes Steve Jones 2. Evolutionary Psychology and the Blank Slate Steven Pinker 3. The Human Brain and Consciousness Susan Greenfield 4. Science and the Human Animal Kenan Malik 5. Cybernetics and a Post-Human Future Kevin Warwick 6. Psychiatry and Schizophrenia Robin Murray 7. Microbiology, Viruses and Their Threats Dorothy Crawford 8. On Cancer Research Mike Stratton 9. Animal Experimentation, Ethics and Medical Research Colin Blakemore 10. Science Under Threat Norman Levitt 11. Biodiversity Edward O. Wilson 12. Science: Its Dangers and Its Public Martin Rees Further Reading
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