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Conference Public Good: Knowledge as the Foundation for a Democratic Society (2007 : Washington, D.C.)

Title The public good : knowledge as the foundation for a democratic society.

Imprint [Cambridge, Mass. : American Academy of Arts and Sciences], c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  303.372 P96p 2008    ---  Available
Description 137 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 26 cm.
Note Proceedings of the joint meeting of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society held on Apr. 27-29, 2007, in Washington, D.C.
"A project of the Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands in partnership with the American Academy of Arts and Sciences"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Convocation of the Academies / Leslie Berlowitz, Mary Maples Dunn, Baruch S. Blumberg, Emilio Bizzi, Ralph J. Cicerone, Harvey V. Fineberg -- Keynote address. Public good: knowledge as the foundation for a democratic society / Don Michael Randel -- Saturday panel discussions. Introduction / Richard S. Dunn -- Independence of the courts / Linda Greenhouse, Sandra Day O'Connor, Judith S. Kaye, Charles G. Geyh, Lord Lester of Herne Hill QC -- Religion and the Enlightenment / Martin E. Marty, Joyce Appleby, Mark A. Noll, James Carroll -- United States and the global economy / John S. Reed, Robert M. Solow, Pedro Aspe, Edward P. Lazear, Janet Yellen -- Media and society / Sharon Rockefeller, Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Tom Brokaw, Gwen Ifill -- Saturday evening program. Welcome / Arlin Adams -- Celebrating knowledge. Introduction / Gerald Early -- Keynote address. White whale / E.L. Doctorow -- Readings / Rosanna Warren -- Public Good Award: James H. Billington, John Hope Franklin, Sandra Day O'Connor -- Sunday panel discussions. Introduction / Peter Nicholas -- Science, health, and an aging society / Harvey V. Fineberg, John Bongaarts, Lisa Berkman, John W. Rowe -- Energy choices and global warming / Richard A. Meserve, Ralph J. Cicerone, Charles O. Holliday, Jr.
Subject Common good -- Congresses.
Public interest -- United States -- Congresses.
United States -- Civilization -- 21st century -- Congresses.
Knowledge, Theory of -- Congresses.
Democracy -- Congresses.
Added Author American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
American Philosophical Society.
Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands.
Standard No. NZ1 12363302

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