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Science, Technology and Global Problems
Trends and Perspectives in Development of Science and Technology and Their Impact on the Solution of Contemporary Global Problems
1st Edition - January 1, 1979
Editor: J. Gvishiani
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Science, Technology and Global Problems documents the proceedings of the International Symposium on Trends and Perspectives in Development of Science and Technology and their Impact on the Solution of Contemporary Global Problems held in Tallinn, USSR on January 8-12, 1979. This compilation discusses the character of global problems in the year 2000, prospects of development of leading branches of science and technology, and its capacity to solve global problems. The topics include global problems in the year 2000 and the role of science in their solution; science and technology as factors for future global development; road to scientific-technological culture; and responsibility of scientists in the period of crisis. The energy situation in the world (problems and prospects); mathematics and progress in science and technology; role of information and communication in the solution of global problems; and global public health problems and ways of resolving them are also deliberated in this text. This book is a useful source for students and researchers conducting work on the development of science and technology in solving global problems.
IntroductionPart I. General Statements (Plenary Sessions) Global Problems in the Year 2000 and the Role of Science in Their Solution Some Aspects of Global Issues Science and Technology as Factors for Future Global Development Address of the Deputy Director-General of Unesco Global Problems and the Role of Science and Technology in Their Solution Global Problems: The Role of International Science and Technology Organizations A New Approach to International Co-operation in Science and Technology with Regard to Global Problems On the Road to Scientific-Technological Culture World and Global Problems by the Year 2000 Social Sciences and Global Problems The Responsibility of Scientists in the Period of Crisis Scientific Cognition and Humanistic Ideals International Co-operation and Global Problems Science and Technology in the Context of the Global Problems Confronting Mankind Statements at the Tallinn Symposium: T. Vasko Dr.Stubenrauch A. Lemma R. Mikhal R. Diez HochleitnerPart II. Statements and Materials on Specific Global Problems (Panel Discussions) Energy. Entropy and the Environment The Future of Chemistry On Certain Trends in the Development of Physics in the Coming Decades The Energy Situation in the World (Problems and Prospects) Irreplaceability of the Soil Cover in Nature Mathematics and Progress in Science and Technology Mathematics and Cybernetics The Role of Mathematics in Scientific and Technological Progress The Role of Information and Communication in the Solution of Global Problems On the Role of Scientists and Engineers in the Contemporary World Approaches to the Solution of the Problems of Environmental Protection and Rational Utilization of Nature in the Soviet Union Global Public Health Problems and Ways of Resolving Them Compiled at the Institute for Systems Studies with the Participation of Outside Experts The Population Problem The Food Problem The Natural Resource Problem Science and Technology Planning in LDCs: Major Policy Issues International Co-operation in Power EngineeringAnnexes Symposium Report