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Ethics for Science Policy

Proceedings of a Nobel Symposium Held at Södergarn, Sweden, 20–25 August 1978

1st Edition - January 1, 1979

Editor: Torgny Segerstedt

Language: English
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 1 - 3 8 7 3 - 2

Ethics for Science Policy documents the proceedings of a Nobel Symposium held at Södergarn, Sweden on August 20-25, 1978, which focuses on the freedom of unrestricted research or… Read more

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Ethics for Science Policy documents the proceedings of a Nobel Symposium held at Södergarn, Sweden on August 20-25, 1978, which focuses on the freedom of unrestricted research or investigations. This book discusses the rationality and personal element in science policy; ethical responsibility of social scientists; priorities and control in the organization of research; ethical principles of scientific institutions; and ethical dilemmas in weapon development. The topics on science, progress, and destruction; information and communication in the developing world; and limits in the regulation of scientific research are also deliberated in this compilation. This publication is valuable to students or researchers intending to acquire knowledge on the extent or restrictions in conducting scientific investigations.