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By Raymond Aron, Prof. Hendrik B. G. Casimir, Friedrich Cramer, Michael Feldman, Wolfgang Gentner, Michael J. Higatsberger, Aharon Katzir-Katchalsky, Prof. John C. Kendrew, Théo Lefèvre, Ole Maaløe, Chaim L. Pekeris, Albert B. Sabin, Jean-Jacques Salomon, Da

"Scientists looking for Their moral sense" is the edited lawsuits of the eu Symposium at the results of technology on society held in Brussels in 1971. Organised via the ecu Committee of The Weizmann Institute, Israel, the convention gave scientists from diverse disciplines and lots of nations the platform from which to discover intensive the quandary dealing with them. The hindrance is the accountability of scientists for society's use of clinical findings. although no demanding and speedy conclusions have been reached-in truth rather the contrary-the discussions left without doubt that scientists have been turning into conscious that they could now not declare that the pursuit of information is divorced from its use. but may still they start to stand the accountability for the applying in their paintings, it's transparent that their freedom should be impaired. The lack of freedom is naturally a part of the problem of technology. Contents legitimate starting, Monday, June 28, 1971 1 Chairman: Albert B. Sabin three audio system: Theo Lefevre . 7 Altiero Spinelli . eleven Morning consultation, Monday, June 28, 1971 thirteen Chairman: John C. Kendrew 15 audio system: Friedrich Cramer "Can our Society meet the problem of a Technological Future?" . . . 19 Aharon Katzir-Katchalsky "A Scientist's - proach to Human Values" . 33 dialogue. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty six Afternoon consultation, Monday, Jtme 28, 1971 . . . . . . . . sixty one Chairman: Hendrik B. G. Casimir . . . . . . . . . . sixty one audio system: Leon Van Hove" actual technology in terms of Human concept and motion" . . . . . . sixty three Chaim L. Pekeris "The impression of actual Sciences on Society" seventy three dialogue. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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It has become the fashion for scientists to sign all sorts of statements and manifestos without knowing the facts behind them. This is an example of the "modesty" of scientists; they are modest, but they tend to believe their name means more when used in this way than that of someone who really knows what it is all about. For myself, the greatest difficulty is the finding of my role in society. Prof. Jeanne Hersch, U niversiry of Geneva I should like to tell Prof. Katchalsky that I am especially pleased with the philosophical part of what he said.

The (inner) laws according to which the biosphere is changed, in an ordered manner, towards an end. We can comprehend to a large degree the autonomy with its molecular reproducing mechanisms. But what is meant by "Teleonomy of Bios"? It is the meaning of biological history} the history of evolution. Biology thus is connected to universal history. The question of its teleonomy or ultimate aim has to be posed according to the same principles and answered just as the question about the meaning of universal history.

The capacity for autonomous selfpreservation in the environment, and of reproduction. 2. e. the (inner) laws according to which the biosphere is changed, in an ordered manner, towards an end. We can comprehend to a large degree the autonomy with its molecular reproducing mechanisms. But what is meant by "Teleonomy of Bios"? It is the meaning of biological history} the history of evolution. Biology thus is connected to universal history. The question of its teleonomy or ultimate aim has to be posed according to the same principles and answered just as the question about the meaning of universal history.

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