Scientists and their Responsibility

William R. Shea & Beat Sitter, eds.

1989, xii+348pp, Illus., ISBN 0-88135-054-0 L/C 89-5249, $49.95

Scientists and their Responsibility

Table of Contents

Human Responsibility and the Natural Order

Robert K. Colwell, University of Connecticut–JÜrgen Mittelstrass, University of Constance–Marcello Pera, University of Pisa–Kristin Shrader-Frechette, University of South Florida–Beat Sitter, Swiss Academy of Sciences and Swiss Academy of Humanities–Gerhard Seel, University of Berne

The Image of Science, the Need for Regulation, and the Quest for Responsibility

Catherine Chevalley, N.C.S.R., Paris–Yehuda Elkana, The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute–William R. Shea, McGill University–Evandro Agazzi, University of Fribourg–Peter Saladin, University of Berne–Andrea Degginger, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich

Life, Mortality and the Imperatives of Biological Research

Alex Mauron, Louis Jeantet Foundation of Medicine, Geneva–Reinhard L?, Research Center of Philosophy, Hannover–Hannes Pauli, University of Berne–Franz Furger, Institute of Christian Social Sciences, MÜnster

Robots, Information, and the Responsibility of Engineers

Christof W. Burckhardt, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne–Adrian Roth, Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences, Zurich–Hiroshi Inose, National Center for Science Information System, Tokyo–Bruno Messerli, University of Berne

Also of Interest

Gerald Berthoud & Beat Sitter-Litter, editors, 
The Responsible Scholar

ISBN 0-88135-165-2, $49.95