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Published by Pontificia Academia Scientiarum in Vaticano .
Written in English



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Statementproceedings : plenary-session of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, 27-31 October 1988.
SeriesPontificiae academiae scientiarum scripta varia ;, 80
ContributionsPontificia Accademia delle scienze.
LC ClassificationsQ127.2 .R47 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination299 p. :
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1646385M
ISBN 108877610409
LC Control Number91202844

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: Responsible Science: Ensuring the Integrity of the Research Process: Volume I (v. 1) (): Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Engineering, National Academy of Sciences, Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy, Panel on Scientific Responsibility and the Conduct of Research: BooksAuthor: Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Engineering, National Academy of Sciences.   This book, first published , examines the attitudes surrounding the natural sciences at the time of writing, and contends that an unreflective belief in the power of science, and especially in humanity's capacity to turn such knowledge to noble ends, Pages: As students of science, we see our situation and responsibilities at present as follows: There can be no limitation on science as an exploration of unknown nature. Science is an autonomous value of adventurous humanity. Of course, since there are other autonomous values, the adventure of science may sometimes be tragic, there may be conflict. Responsible Science is a comprehensive review of factors that influence the integrity of the research process. Volume I examines reports on the incidence of misconduct in science and reviews institutional and governmental efforts to handle cases of misconduct.

The responsibility of science and scientists Occasionally one unexpectedly comes across things that one has archived, thereby putting them out of mind, but which are useful when brought back into sight. In this fashion I just happened to come across the book “Transdisciplinarity: Joint Problem-Solving among Science. About the authors The present volume elucidates the scope of responsibility in science and technology governance by way of assimilating insights gleaned from sociological theory and STS and by investigating the ways in which responsibility unfolds in social processes. The responsibility of scientists to society In its simplest definition, science can be thought of as the pursuit of truth. Truth that stills holds true without our existence, obtained methodically through observations, experimentation and research. The Science Book encapsulates centuries of scientific thought in one volume. Natural phenomena, revolutionary inventions, scientific facts, and the most up-to-date questions are all explained in detailed text that is complemented by visually arresting graphics. Find Out More.

This concise but insightful and intellectually rich book offers a new departure in the growing corpus on responsible research and innovation. Scholars of both sociology and science and technology studies will be informed, and at times captivated, by the depth and clarity of argument provided by the authors and by its implications for the responsible governance of science and technology. Volume II of Responsible Science: Ensuring the Integrity of the Research Process (National Academy Press, Washington, D.C., ) reprints a number of these documents. AND RESPONSIBILITY) Heather E. Douglas I. Introduction An the general philosophical literature, the question of moral responsibility evokes tion, arising from the Freedom of Science movement in the early s, has been that scientists are not burdened with the same moral responsibilities . "The main substance of the book was delivered as the Ludwig Mond lecture before the University of Manchester in May of this year []"--Preface. Description: vi, pages 19 cm: Responsibility: by William McDougall.