The scientist as rebel / Freeman Dyson.

Author
Dyson, Freeman J. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : New York Review Books, 2006.
Description
xvi, 360 p. ; 22 cm.

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 357-360).
Contents
Contemporary issues in science -- The scientist as rebel -- Can science be ethical? -- A modern heretic -- The future needs us -- What a world! -- Witness to a tragedy -- War and peace -- Bombs and potatoes -- Generals -- Russians -- Pacifists -- The race is over -- The force of reason -- The bitter end -- History of science and scientists -- Two kinds of history -- Edward Teller's Memoirs -- In praise of amateurs -- A new Newton -- Clockwork science -- The world on a string -- Oppenheimer as scientist, administrator, and poet -- Seeing the unseen -- The tragic tale of a genius -- Wise man -- Personal and philosophical essays -- The world, the flesh, and the devil -- Is God in the lab? -- This side idolatry -- One in a million -- Many worlds -- Religion from the outside.
ISBN
  • 1590172167 (alk. paper)
  • 9781590172162 (alk. paper)
LCCN
2006022081
OCLC
70265576
RCP
N - S

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