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Technological Innovation as a Factor of Penetration of Science in Society

  • François GuinotEmail author
Conference paper

Abstract

Our civilisation is the first to enjoy such an immense wealth of knowledge and at the same time be able to focus it all on one major question. Our only source of unity is our ability to question. The theme chosen for this symposium ‘Progress in Science, Progress in Society’ is in line with André Malraux’s reflection. For nobody would consider making a causal link between these two types of progress without increasing the number of questions and without significantly questioning the concept of ‘progress in society’.

Keywords

Science and technology Artificial heart Technological innovation Social progress Symbiosis between science and society 

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing AG 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Inter-Academic Group for Development (GID)National Academy of Technologies (NAFT)ParisFrance

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