Scientists at War

Sarah Bridger examines the ethical debates that tested the U.S scientific community during the Cold War, and scientists contributions to military technologies and strategic policymaking, from the dawning atomic age through the Strategic Defense Initiative Star Wars in the 1980s, which sparked cross generational opposition among scientists.
Scientists at War Sarah Bridger examines the ethical debates that tested the U S scientific community during the Cold War and scientists contributions to military technologies and strategic policymaking from the dawn

  • Title: Scientists at War
  • Author: Sarah Bridger
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  • Page: 228
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Scientists at War The Ethics of Cold War Weapons Research Scientists at War is a book that delivers exactly what it promises a deep exploration of American scientists understanding of their role in Cold War weapons research Bridger s faithfulness to her actors terms has produced a thoughtful, sympathetic, and at times, even moving, account of an ethically complicated time. Scientists at War Sarah Bridger Harvard University Press Scientists at War examines the ethical debates that severely tested the American scientific community during the Cold War Sarah Bridger highlights the contributions of scientists to military technologies and strategic policymaking, from the dawning atomic age in the s through the Strategic Defense Initiative Star Wars in the s, which sparked a cross generational opposition among scientists. Scientists At War AMERICAN HERITAGE THE BIRTH OF THE RAND CORPORATION During World War II, America discovered that scientists were needed to win it and to win any future war That s why RAND came into being, the first think tank and the model for all the rest. Scientists at War The Ethics of Cold War Weapons Research Scientists at War The Ethics of Cold War Weapons Research Jacques E C Hymans June Cambridge Harvard University Press, , pp cloth. Scientists at War The Ethics of Cold War Weapons Research Scientists at War is a book that delivers exactly what it promises a deep exploration of American scientists understanding of their role in Cold War weapons research Bridger s faithfulness to her actors terms has produced a thoughtful, sympathetic, and at times, even moving, account of an ethically complicated time. Scientists at War on JSTOR Meanwhile, the prolonged hot war in Vietnam demanded a constant diet of new supplies and technological innovation, and a new, technocratically minded cohort emerged to take on the mission The ranks of in house military and industrial weapons workers including scientists, engineers, and technicians were expanding. Scientists at War The Ethics of Cold War Weapons Research Historian Sarah Bridger explores the ambivalent role of scientists in U.S policy debates over national defense issues from the s to the s This is a significant contribution to our understanding of the evolution of the scientific professions in the shadow of the national security state. Nazi Scientists Who Survived The War Listverse Mar , Unfazed by the war crimes perpetrated by the Third Reich during the war, leaders of the American military and industrial sectors imported dozens of top Nazi scientists to work in America after the victory of the Allies in World War II. Scientists At War The Ethics Of Cold War Weapons Research Scientists at War examines the ethical debates that severely tested the American scientific community during the Cold War Sarah Bridger highlights the contributions of scientists to military technologies and strategic policymaking, from the dawning atomic age in the s through the Strategic Defense Initiative Star Wars in the s, which sparked a cross generational opposition among scientists.

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