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The Resource Knowledge in ferment : dilemmas in science, scholarship and society, edited by Adriaan in 't Groen [and others]

Knowledge in ferment : dilemmas in science, scholarship and society, edited by Adriaan in 't Groen [and others]

Label
Knowledge in ferment : dilemmas in science, scholarship and society
Title
Knowledge in ferment
Title remainder
dilemmas in science, scholarship and society
Statement of responsibility
edited by Adriaan in 't Groen [and others]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fundamental controversies, or basic oppositions between methods and approaches, occur in all fields of science and scholarship. Often these dilemmas arise at the nexus of science and society, or when several sciences or disciplines clash. Paradoxically, a
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
303.48/3
Index
index present
LC call number
Q175.5
LC item number
.K56 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • surveys of literature
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Groen, Adriaan in 't
Series statement
LUP Academic
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • SCIENCE
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • Science
Label
Knowledge in ferment : dilemmas in science, scholarship and society, edited by Adriaan in 't Groen [and others]
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Table of Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1. Novel drug discovery -- serendipity or design?; 2. The hunt for therapeutic leads; 3. From genomic to therapies: deductive or inductive?; 4. Hempel's dilemma and the physics of computation; 5. Noise or signal? The dilemma of individual differences; 6. The strugle for the guiding principle in health care ethics and health law; 7. Law v. Psychiatry The case of Bert Boxwell; 8. 'Hard cases' in the law; 9. The compatibility of sharia with the rule of law. Fundamental conflict: between civilisations? Within civilisations? Or between scholars?
  • 10. Should we 'teach the controversy'? Intelligent Design, science and religion11. Cracks in the cradle? On the quest for the origens of humankind; 12. Classical challenges: Black Athena, Thucydides in Iraq, Plato in the courtroom; 13. The autonomy of syntax; 14. The dilemma of national history; 15. Region or discipline? The debate about Area Studies; 16. Consilience: reductionism and holism; List of Authors and Editors; Gen
Control code
144612190
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (294 pages).
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429472647
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)144612190
Label
Knowledge in ferment : dilemmas in science, scholarship and society, edited by Adriaan in 't Groen [and others]
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Table of Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1. Novel drug discovery -- serendipity or design?; 2. The hunt for therapeutic leads; 3. From genomic to therapies: deductive or inductive?; 4. Hempel's dilemma and the physics of computation; 5. Noise or signal? The dilemma of individual differences; 6. The strugle for the guiding principle in health care ethics and health law; 7. Law v. Psychiatry The case of Bert Boxwell; 8. 'Hard cases' in the law; 9. The compatibility of sharia with the rule of law. Fundamental conflict: between civilisations? Within civilisations? Or between scholars?
  • 10. Should we 'teach the controversy'? Intelligent Design, science and religion11. Cracks in the cradle? On the quest for the origens of humankind; 12. Classical challenges: Black Athena, Thucydides in Iraq, Plato in the courtroom; 13. The autonomy of syntax; 14. The dilemma of national history; 15. Region or discipline? The debate about Area Studies; 16. Consilience: reductionism and holism; List of Authors and Editors; Gen
Control code
144612190
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (294 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429472647
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)144612190

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