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Information and biological revolutions

global governance challenges : summary of a study group

by Francis Fukuyama

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Published by RAND in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Information technology.,
  • Biotechnology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFrancis Fukuyama, Caroline S. Wagner ; with Richard Schum, Danilo Pelletiere.
    ContributionsWagner, Caroline S., Rand Corporation., Science and Technology Policy Institute (Rand Corporation)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT58.5 .F85 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 125 p. :
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6901724M
    ISBN 100833028073
    LC Control Number00712727
    OCLC/WorldCa43416497

    The topic of scientific revolutions has been philosophically important since Thomas Kuhn’s account in The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (, ). Kuhn’s death in and the fiftieth anniversary of Structure in have renewed attention to the issues raised by his work. It is controversial whether or not there have been any revolutions in the strictly Kuhnian sense. Personally, I found The Structure os Scientific Revolutions to be a somewhat cryptic book – you can get the general idea from it, but the specifics are often too poorly discussed and the language more succint than would be recomended for the topic. You could argue that the antidepressant study is working off of the “biological.


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