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

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Times of triumph, times of doubt : science and the battle for public trust
Title
Times of triumph, times of doubt
Title remainder
science and the battle for public trust
Statement of responsibility
Elof Axel Carlson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
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Carlson, Elof Axel
Dewey number
303.48/3
Index
index present
LC call number
Q175.35
LC item number
.C37 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
WB 60
NLM item number
C284t 2006
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  • Science
  • Bioethics
  • Scientists
  • Medicine
  • Biology
Label
Times of triumph, times of doubt : science and the battle for public trust, Elof Axel Carlson
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
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?
Extent
1 online resource (x, 227 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036889293
Label
Times of triumph, times of doubt : science and the battle for public trust, Elof Axel Carlson
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
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?
Extent
1 online resource (x, 227 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036889293

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