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The scientist as rebel, Freeman Dyson

Label
The scientist as rebel
Title
The scientist as rebel
Statement of responsibility
Freeman Dyson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collects essays on scientists and their working practices, including Edward Teller, Isaac Newton, and J. Robert Oppemheimer
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
211312
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dyson, Freeman J
Dewey number
500
Index
no index present
LC call number
Q158.5
LC item number
.D977 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dyson, Freeman J
  • Science
  • Physics
  • Science
  • Science
  • Scientists
Target audience
adult
Label
The scientist as rebel, Freeman Dyson
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-360)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
617433
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvi, 360 pages
Isbn
9781590172162
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006022081
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781590172162
Label
The scientist as rebel, Freeman Dyson
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-360)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
617433
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvi, 360 pages
Isbn
9781590172162
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006022081
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781590172162

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