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by Kenneth R. Manning

eBook MIT: Shaping the Future epub
  • ISBN: 0262631415
  • Author: Kenneth R. Manning
  • Genre: Engineering
  • Subcategory: Engineering
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: The MIT Press (September 23, 1991)
  • Pages: 212 pages
  • ePUB size: 1893 kb
  • FB2 size 1483 kb
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Kenneth R. Manning 1991. Finally, the book includes President Vest's own vision of the future, as outlined in his inaugural address.

Kenneth R.

Finally, the book includes President Vest's own vision of the future, as outlined in his inaugural address. Kenneth R. Manning is Thomas Meloy Professor of Rhetoric at MIT. Includes bibliographical references. Does technology shape the future?, R. Williams - Equality of the sciences at MIT, . Weatherall - Technology and the liberal arts, . Friedlaender - Mary, Theresa and Elizabeth, . Wolff - Addictions and recovery at MIT, . Sullivan - A personal view of education, . Oppenheim - Leadership through science and technology, .

Manning's 1983 book, Black Apollo of Science: The Life of Ernest Everett Just .

Manning's 1983 book, Black Apollo of Science: The Life of Ernest Everett Just, depicts the life and career of Ernest Everett Just, who was born in Charleston, South Carolina and went on to become a world-famous biologist. Manning won several awards for the book and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Biography. Manning's other writings have appeared in numerous scholarly publications. ISBN 978-0-262-63141-9.

These 16 essays by faculty and staff of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology create a snapshot of MIT today and a guide to its possible future. MANNING is Thomas Meloy Professor of. . MANNING is Thomas Meloy Professor of Rhetoric and of the History of Science at MIT. His biography, Black Apollo of Science: The Life of Ernest Everett Just (Oxfor. More). The text below is a transcript of the keynote address Kenneth Manning gave at the symposium honoring E. E. Just that was held on the campus of Howard University on November 21, 2008. These 16 essays by faculty and staff of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology create a snapshot of MIT today and a guide to its possible future. The insights they offer will interest anyone.

ISBN 978-0-262-63141-9. Manning is an American academic professor and author. He is currently the Thomas Meloy Professor of Rhetoric and of the History of Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Manning won several awards for the book and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Biography. Library descriptions. No library descriptions found.

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These 16 essays by faculty and staff of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology create a snapshot of MIT today and a guide to its possible future. The insights they offer will interest anyone concerned with the role of science and technology in American society and the future of scientific and technical education. Topics include the question of whether technology does in fact shape the future, the relationship between technical and liberal education, the Institute's role in exploring options for such societal issues as productivity and pollution, the changing nature of the research library, the proper balance between national and international interests in education and research, and the relationship between MIT and industry. Also included are personal reflections on teaching, on women students at the Institute, on the mission of MIT, and on the possibility of transforming the Institute into a therapeutic community. Other essays discuss recent breakthroughs in linguistics, combustion technology, and the application of system dynamics to precollege education. Finally, the book includes President Vest's own vision of the future, as outlined in his inaugural address. Kenneth R. Manning is Thomas Meloy Professor of Rhetoric at MIT.
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