The Tree of Knowledge: The Bright and the Dark Sides of Science by Claudio RonchiThe Tree of Knowledge: The Bright and the Dark Sides of Science by Claudio Ronchi

The Tree of Knowledge: The Bright and the Dark Sides of Science

byClaudio Ronchi

Hardcover | November 22, 2013

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Claudio Ronchi Dr., Gartenstrasse 37, D 76689 Karlsdorf-Neuthard, claron@arcor.de

CLAUDIO RONCHI was born in Milan in 1940. He attended the Classic Grammar School and after graduating in mathematics and physics from the State University of Milan, he joined the European Fast Reactor Project. He worked in German, French, English and Americans laboratories. In the 1990s he was requisitioned by the European Commission to establish a collaborative effort with the countries of the former Soviet Union. To this end he coordinated the first joint nuclear research projects with important Russian and European laboratories. Until his retirement he was head of the Materials Research Division of the European Institute of Transuranium Elements to Karlsruhe, where he also supervised PhD works of students from all over the world. He presently lives in Germany.

Claudio Ronchi Dr., Gartenstrasse 37, D 76689 Karlsdorf-Neuthard, claron@arcor.deCLAUDIO RONCHI was born in Milan in 1940. He attended the Classic Grammar School and after graduating in mathematics and physics from the State University of Milan, he joined the European Fast Reactor Project. He worked in German, French, English and Ameri...
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Title:The Tree of Knowledge: The Bright and the Dark Sides of ScienceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:286 pagesPublished:November 22, 2013Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319014838

ISBN - 13:9783319014838

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Time of Growth.- Birth an Floruit of Science in the Occident.- Scientific Research as a Global Enterprise.- The Crisis of Growth.- Orthodoxy vs. Heresy.- The Dissemination of Knowledge.- Beyond Mankind.- Artificial Intelligence and Post-Humanity.- Beginning and End.- Epilogue.