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Science Policy Up Close

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674417090

Publication Date: 02/10/2015

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256 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

4 line illustrations

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  • Preface
  • Introduction by Robert P. Crease
  • 1. The Shoreham Commission
  • 2. The Superconducting Super Collider and the Collider Decade
  • 3. Managing a National Laboratory
  • 4. Presidential Science Advisor I: Advice and Advocacy in Washington
  • 5. Presidential Science Advisor II: Measuring and Prioritizing
  • 6. The Science and Art of Science Policy
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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Jacket: An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns, by Bruno Latour, translated by Catherine Porter, from Harvard University Press

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In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene