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uu39se.jpg (10801 bytes)Science and technology in the transformation of the world - Volume I


Table of Contents


Edited by
Miroslav Pecujlic,
Gregory Blue and
Anouar Abdel-Malek

THE UNITED NATIONS UNIVERSITY

in association with
MACMILLAN PRESS LTD

The United Nations University 1982
English language edition (c) Macmillan Press Ltd 1982

All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted, in any form or by any means, without permission.

First published 1982 by
Scientific and Medical Division
MACMILLAN PRESS LTD
London and Basingstoke
Companies and representatives throughout the world

Typeset in Press Roman by Multiplex Techniques Ltd. Orpington, Kent.

ISBN 0 333 32903 1


Contents


Preface: The transformation of the world - The gearbox of priorities

Introduction

Opening addresses

I Science and technology as formative factors of contemporary civilisation: From domination to liberation

Discussion

II Technology generation and transfer: Transformation alternatives

Discussion

III Biology, medicine and the future of mankind

Discussion

IV The control of space and power

Discussion

V From intellectual dependence to creativity

Discussion

Appendix 1 Reports on sections and general report on the international seminar

Appendix 2 Participants