Article ID: CBB000025774

Limits of scientific inquiry (1978)


Volume: 107 no.2
Issue: 2
Pages: 1-234

Description Special issue. Contents: Graham, Loren R.: Concerns about science and attempts to regulate inquiry. Sinsheimer, R.L.: The presumptions of science. Baltimore, D.: Limiting science: A biologist's perspective. White, Lynn, Jr.: Science and the sense of self: The medieval background of a modern confrontation. Marx, Leo: Reflections on the neo-Romantic critique of science. Price, Donald K.: Endless frontier or bureaucratic morass? Metzger, W.P.: Academic freedom and scientific freedom. Bok, S.: Freedom and risk. Swazey, J.P.: Protecting the “animal of necessity”: Limits to inquiry in clinical investigation. Culliton, B.J.: Science's restive public. Hutt, P.B.: Public criticism of health science policy. Brooks, H.: The problem of research priorities. Nelkin, Dorothy: Threats and promises: Negotiating the control of research. Morison, R.S.: Misgivings about life-extending technologies. Holton, Gerald: Epilogue. Also published as a monograph, edited by Holton, Gerald and Robert S. Morison (New York: Norton, 1979).

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Authors & Contributors
Wertheimer, Jürgen
Mackensen, Ludolf von
Garofalo, Silvano
Albrecht, Helmuth
Zweckbronner, Gerhard
Nitschke, August
Archives des Sciences (Geneva)
Quarterly Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society
Women's Writing: The Elizabethan to Victorian Period
Journal of the History of Collections
Raison Présente
Hessische Brandversicherungsanstalt
Verlag für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften und der Technik
Edizioni ETS
Encyclopedias (history)
Emigration; immigration
Pivati, Gianfrancesco
Kruyt, Hugo Rudolph
Eddington, Arthur Stanley
Epstein, Yechiel Mechel
Necker de Saussure, Albertine
Descartes, René
Time Periods
20th century
19th century
17th century
18th century
Central Europe: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Russia; Baltic States; Finland
The Netherlands: Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg
Universität Stuttgart

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