The Fat and Far … the Lean and Near

  • Arthur M. Squires


Except for the modest proposals that I gave at the end of Chapter 7, I have dealt so far with the question, what happened? I must now ask, what can we do about it? In support of research? In education? And in consummation of a technological change beyond the power of the private sector to achieve?


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Suggested reading on prizes for scientific work

  1. Gordon Tullock, The Organization of Inquiry, Duke University Press, Durham, North Carolina, 1966, pp. 195–227.Google Scholar

Suggested reading on the widening of connoisseur ship for science

  1. A. Truman Schwartz, “Humanizing the Scientist and Simonizing the Humanist,” Chemtech, January 1985, pp. 12-17.Google Scholar
  2. Pregnant with suggestions for bringing more history and social context into the teaching of science — also for seminars promoting dialog between C.P. Snow’s “Two Cultures.”Google Scholar

Recommended reading on management of technological change

  1. Christopher Layton, Ten Innovations, George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London, 1972.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arthur M. Squires
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  1. 1.Department of Chemical EngineeringVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburgUSA

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