Science and the Future of Mankind

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Hugo Boyko
Indiana University Press, 1964 - Science and civilization - 380 pages
[1.] The need: Die Internationale der Wissenschaft / A. Einstein -- The need of a world academy of art and science / H. Boyko -- Thoughts on art and science: Science and our times ; Prospects in the arts and sciences / R. Oppenheimer -- Science and our future / W.F.G. Swann -- [2.] The means (a few examples by a few scientists): The prospects of genetic progress / H.J. Muller -- Science, scientists and world policy / H.D. Lasswell -- The significance of border sciences for the future of mankind / S.W. Tromp -- The human significance of natural resources (with special reference to man's cultural resources) / R.M. Field -- Resource planning: a problem in communication / P. Dansereau -- Food supply and increase of population / M.J. Sirks -- Quelques voies probables de dévelopement des nouvelles techniques en agronomie / P. Chouard -- Science in the service of man in Africa south of the Sahara / J. Phillips -- La Science et l'homme au seuil du désert / Th. Monod -- Human needs and the need for ultimate orientation / H.F. Infield -- Practical notes on politics and poesy / L.K. Bush -- [3.] The goal: Science and engineering and the future of man / W. Taylor Thom, Jr. -- War or peace -a biological problem / Europaeus -- Science and modern civilization / I. Berenblum -- New ways with science as leader / W.C. de Leeuw -- Per aspera ad astra / B. Russell.

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The Need
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Science and
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The Prospects
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