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Author Shapin, Steven.

Title The scientific life [electronic resource] : a moral history of a late modern vocation / Steven Shapin.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvii, 468 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [401]-439) and index.
Contents Knowledge and virtue : the way we live now -- From calling to job : nature, truth, method, and vocation from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries -- The moral equivalence of the scientist : a history of the very idea -- Who is the industrial scientist? : the view from the tower -- Who is the industrial scientist? : the view from the managers -- The scientist and the civic virtues : the moral life of organized science -- The scientific entrepreneur : money, motives, and the place of virtue -- Visions of the future : uncertainty and virtue in the world of high-tech and venture capital -- The way we live now : epilogue.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Scientists -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Science -- Economic aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780226750248 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226750248 (pbk.)

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