|aScientific controversies :|bcase studies in the resolution and closure of disputes in science and technology /|cedited by H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr., and Arthur L. Caplan.
|aCambridge ;|aNew York :|bCambridge University Press,|c1987.
|ax, 639 p. ;|c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|tPatterns of controversy and closure : the interplay of knowledge, values, and political forces /|rH. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr., and Arthur L. Caplan --|tTheoretical perspectives. Ethical theory and the problem of closure /|rTom L. Beauchamp --|tScientific controversy and its termination /|rErnan McMullin --|tThe political anatomy of controversy in the sciences /|rEverett Mendelsohn --|tControversies involving science and technology : a theoretical perspective /|rRonald N. Giere --|tPolitics, public policy-making, and the process of reaching closure /|rRobert F. Rich --|tThe role of experts in scientific controversy /|rGarland E. Allen --|tThe continental drift debate /|rHenry Frankel --|tHow history and politics affect closure in biomedical discussions : the example of the Soviet Union /|rLoren R. Graham --|tScientific disputes over policy /|rAllan Mazur --|tControversies and the authority of science /|rDorothy Nelkin --|tPost-Skinner and post-Freud : philosophical causes of scientific disagreements /|rAlasdair MacIntyre --|tContemporary case studies. Laetrile. Resolution of the Laetrile controversy : past attempts and future prospects /|rGerald E. Markle and James C. Petersen --|tFederal regulation of Laetrile /|rRobert S.K. Young --|tQuasi libertarianism and the Laetrile controversy /|rBaruch A. Brody --|tJudicial deflection of scientific questions : pushing the Laetrile controversy toward medical closure /|rRobert L. Schwartz.
|tHomosexuality. Politics, science, and the problem of psychiatric nomenclature : a case study of the American Psychiatric Association referendum on homosexuality /|rRonald Bayer --|tThe diagnostic status of homosexuality in DSM-III : a reformulation of the issues /|rRobert L. Spitzer --|tOn arriving at the American Psychiatric Association decision on homosexuality /|rIrving Bieber --|tSafety in the workplace. Values in the debate over workplace safety and health : the rancorous rhetoric about regulation / r Gilbert S. Omenn --|tThe successful experiment that failed /|rMarvin S. Legator --|tThe power of efficiency : balancing benefits and costs in regulating occupational exposure to toxic substances /|rTaylor R. Durham --|tClosure in occupational safety and health : the benzene and cotton dust decisions /|rMark MacCarthy --|tNuclear power. Nuclear fear : a history and an experiment /|rSpencer R. Weart --|tClosure and controversy : Three Mile Island /|rCora Bagley Marrett --|tUnderstanding the nuclear power controversy /|rDouglas MacLean --|tControversy, closure, and the public. The role of the mass media in scientific controversy /|rRae Goddell --|tThe National Commission on Human Experimentation : procedures and outcomes /|rStephen E. Toulmin --|tThe forms and norms of closure / Ruth Macklin.
|aScience|xSocial aspects|vCase studies.
|aTechnology|xSocial aspects|vCase studies.
|aEngelhardt, H. Tristram|q(Hugo Tristram),|d1941-