ERIC Number: ED151144
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Newsletter on Science, Technology & Human Values, Number 17, October 1976.
Shelanski, Vivien B., Ed.
This newsletter contains items of interest to anyone concerned with science and society issues. The first section of this issue contains 25 news and communication items including announcements or descriptions of study opportunities, projects, conferences and programs as well as investigations and research into the social issues of science. The feature article is an essay retrospectively looking at the impact of technological assessment on science and society. The essay examines some of the environmental and technological assessment legislation impact and what has been learned from it, the feasibility of technological assessment, the value of public input into technological assessment, and the impact on and stimulation of innovation by technological assessment. A general bibliography is also included in the newsletter. (MR)
Descriptors: Moral Values, Newsletters, Philosophy, Science Education, Science History, Scientific Enterprise, Scientists, Social Problems, Social Sciences
Newsletter on Science, Technology & Human Values, Aiken Computation Laboratory 231, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 (subscription $6.00)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.; National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA. Program on Science, Technology and Public Policy.
Note: For related documents, see SE 022 863, 868 and SE 023 739