Scientists in Search of Their Conscience: Proceedings of a Symposium on The Impact of Science on Society organised by The European Committee of The Weizmann Institute of Science Brussels, June 28-29, 1971

Scientists in Search of Their Conscience: Proceedings of a Symposium on The Impact of Science on Society organised by The European Committee of The Weizmann Institute of Science Brussels, June 28-29, 1971

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ISBN-13: 9783642952326
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 02/12/2012
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1973
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Official Opening, Monday, June 28, 1971.- Chairman: Albert B. Sabin.- Speakers: Théo Lefèvre.- Altiero Spinelli.- Morning Session, Monday, June 28, 1971.- Chairman: John C. Kendrew.- Speakers: Friedrich Cramer “Can our Society meet the.- Challenge of a Technological Future?”.- Aharon Katzir-Katchalsky “A Scientist’s Approach to Human Values”.- Discussion.- Afternoon Session, Monday, June 28, 1971.- Chairman: Hendrik B. G. Casimir.- Speakers: Léon Van Hove “Physical Science in Relation to Human Thought and Action”.- Chaim L. Pekeris “The Impact of Physical Sciences on Society”.- Discussion.- Evening, Monday, June 28, 1971.- Chairman: Siegmund G. Warburg.- Speaker: Raymond Aron “Evening Address”.- Morning Session, Tuesday, June 29, 1971.- Chairman: Wolfgang Gentner.- Speakers: Ole Maaløe “Can Ideas from Molecular Biology be applied to Economic and Social Systems?”.- David Samuel “Science and the Control of Man’s Mind”.- Discussion.- Afternoon Session, Tuesday, June 29, 1971.- Chairman: Michael J. Higatsberger.- Speakers: Jean-Jacques Salomon “Science and Scientists’ Responsibilities in Today’s Society”.- Michael Feldman “Science and the Crisis of Democracy”.- Discussion.- Conclusion.- Speakers: Victor F. Weisskopf.- Albert B. Sabin.- Appendix The Weizmann Institute.- Name Index.

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