Guide to the Records of the Symposium on Science/Technology and Human Values held at Troy State University Dothan

Record Group 063

Date Span:  1988
Extent:  0.1 cubic feet

Historial Sketch:  Troy State University Dothan, with a grant from the Alabama Humanities Foundation, supported the Symposium which took place in April and May of 1988 at the Dothan Opera House, Dothan, AL . The Symposium covered 3 subtopics : 1) Emergence of science/technology as depicted in humanities, 2) Technology, controversies & polity, 3) Technology: a two-edged sword & the place of human values . Its purpose was to show how "humanities fit into today’s technological society and what part such disciplines as history, ethics, literature, and sociology can play". (Source: Frank M. Lovrich, "Symposium on Science/Technology & Human Values," p. 2. See below)

Scope / Content: 
Contains typescripts of all papers presented at the Symposium:

Preferred Citation:
[Item], Symposium on Science/Technology and Human Values Records at TSUD, RG063. Wiregrass Archives, Troy University Dothan Campus, Dothan, AL.

Access/User Limits: 
Open for access. Use and copying governed by the Fair Use standard of the applicable copyright laws.

063-06-0106-Item 1 "Symposium on Science/Technology & Human Values", Dr. Frank Lovrich, Troy State University at Dothan, Dothan, AL.
063-06-0106-Item 2 "The 'New Regime' of Modernity: Values for a Global Society", Dr. Walter L. Adamson, Emory University, Atlanta, GA.
063-06-0106-Item 3 "Technology: Savior or Destroyer?", Dr. Joseph Mitchell, Troy State University, Troy, AL.
063-06-0106-Item 4 "Soviet Technology and the United States", Dr. Albert P. Hughes, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC.
063-06-0106-Item 5 "A Sociological Perspective on Technological Change", Dr. David L. Smith, Georgia Southwestern College, Americus, GA.
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