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Scientists at war : the ethics of Cold War weapons research / Sarah Bridger.

By: Bridger, Sarah.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press, c2015Description: x, 350 pages ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780674736825.Subject(s): Science -- Social aspects -- History | Science -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History | Military weapons -- Technological innovations -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History | Military research -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Military research -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States -- History | Nuclear weapons -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States -- History | Cold War. -- HistoryDDC classification:
Prologue: the conscience of a physicist -- The Sputnik opportunity -- The moral case for a test ban -- The science of non-nuclear war -- Into the ethical hot pot -- Disaster and disillusionment in Vietnam -- Institutional reckonings at MIT -- The New Left assault on neutrality -- Collapse of the Sputnik order -- A united front against Star Wars -- Epilogue: science and ethics after the Cold War.
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Science & Technology Studies Collection 17:93 BRIDGER (Browse shelf) Available 2402274690

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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