Technoscientific Angst by Raphael Sassower
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Technoscientific Angst
By Raphael Sassower

Technoscientific Angst

Ethics and Responsibility

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Technoscientific Angst by Raphael Sassower

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What responsibility do the Manhatten Project scientists have for the atomic devastation of Hiroshima? The Krupps scientists for the crematoriums at Auschwitz? This book considers two related phenomena - the positive public image of science as the citadel of truth and the objectivity and the angst displyed by scientists over their indirect roles in technological horrors.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780816629572
ISBN-10: 0816629579
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 152mm x 11mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 5-Nov-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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