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Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967

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J. Robert Oppenheimer: Freedom and Necessity in the Sciences

What is the purpose of science in society? What role should the general public play in the sciences? J. Robert Oppenheimer answered these questions in a lecture delivered at Dartmouth College on April 14, 1959. This 80-minute speech, which was part of a series of public lectures at the college, will be of interest to students of science as well as students of ethics. The title of his lecture,...