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The Resource Times of triumph, times of doubt : science and the battle for the public trust, Elof Axel Carlson

Times of triumph, times of doubt : science and the battle for the public trust, Elof Axel Carlson

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Times of triumph, times of doubt : science and the battle for the public trust
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Times of triumph, times of doubt
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science and the battle for the public trust
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Elof Axel Carlson
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eng
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index present
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Q175.35
LC item number
.C37 2006
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
Times of triumph, times of doubt : science and the battle for the public trust, Elof Axel Carlson
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Times of triumph, times of doubt : science and the battle for the public trust, Elof Axel Carlson
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Why science is sometimes perceived as evil -- The tools of judgment : ethics and moral traditions -- Evil at its worst : Nazi medicine and human biology -- The banality of evil : the careers of Charles Davenport and Harry Laughlin -- Heroes with feet of clay: Francis Galton and Harry Clay Sharp -- Radiation in peace and war -- Herbicides in peace and war -- Thalidomide-- corporate misconduct masquerading as an act of God -- A synthetic estrogen with harmful outcomes -- Pesticides and the environmental movement -- Genetically modified foods-- as usual -- Medical deception and syphilis -- Prenatal diagnosis and an alleged eugenics through the back door -- Cloning, stem cells, hyperbole, and cant -- Assisted reproduction and the argument of playing God -- Quantifying evil or bad outcomes -- Science, history, and responsibility -- How science changes our worldview for the better -- How can good intentions avoid bad outcomes?
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24 cm.
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Extent
x, 227 p.
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9780879698058
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(hardcover : alk. paper)
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2006007334

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