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Publication Date: 01/01/1959

211 pages

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The distinguished James Byant Conant offers illuminating new material on the subject of educational reform. Based on material delivered in several lectures at Harvard, Smith College, and Wayne State University, this book includes expanded sections on the relation of the public schools to the Federal Government, and Conant offers his opinion of problems in Federal aid to education.

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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