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Author Goldberg, Steven, 1947-2010.
Title Culture clash : law and science in America / Steven Goldberg.
Imprint New York : New York University Press, ©1994.

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Author Goldberg, Steven, 1947-2010.
Subject Science and law.
Research -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 255 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-249) and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585326231 (electronic bk.)
9780585326238 (electronic bk.)
0814730574 (acid-free paper)
9780814730577 (acid-free paper)
OCLC # 45844006
Additional Format Print version: Goldberg, Steven, 1947- Culture clash. New York : New York University Press, ©1994 0814730574 (DLC) 94012247 (OCoLC)30355415
Table of Contents
2Lawyers and Scientists6
  Progress in Science7
  The Kuhn Critique9
  The Limited Role of Practical Applications11
  Process in Law13
  The Daubert Case20
  Defining Terms23
3The Constitutional Status of Basic Research26
  The Enlightenment Background26
  Free Speech for Scientists28
  Government Support for Science31
  Science Spending for the General Welfare35
  The Tension between Freedom and Funding39
4The Statutory Framework For Basic Research44
  Delegation to Agencies of Funding Decisions44
  The Absence of a Department of Science48
  Limits on Executive and Legislative Control of Agencies49
  The Virtual Absence of Judicial Review54
  The Privileged Legal Status of Science62
5Science versus Religion in American Law69
  The Framers' Conception of Religion and Science69
  The Modern Dispute over the Theory of Evolution72
  Creationism in the Courts75
  The Growth of Civil Religion79
  Science, Progress, and Values81
6Legal Restrictions on New Technology: The Regulatory Gap and the Emergence of the Science Counselor84
  The Constitutional Basis for Regulating Technology84
  Statutory Regulation through Delegation to Agencies87
  The Stringent Judicial Review of Regulatory Decisions90
  The Regulatory Gap94
  The Case of Nuclear Fission96
  Computers and Regulation99
  The Emergence of the Science Counselor103
  Superconductivity and the Science Counselor108
7The Human Genome Initiative and Human Responsibility112
  The Development of Modern Genetics112
  The Political History of the Genome Initiative118
  Big Science versus Little Science in Genome Research121
  Science Counselors at Work123
  The Regulatory Issues Ahead: Gene Therapy and Privacy124
  Determinism and Human Values128
8Nuclear Fusion: Boundless Optimism and Limited Energy131
  The Underlying Science131
  The American Fusion Program134
  Alternative Approaches to Fusion136
  The National Environmental Policy Act and Fusion Research139
  Funding Problems for Fusion144
  The Solar Comparison and the Dream of Limitless Energy145
9Artificial Intelligence and the Essense of Humanity151
  The Origins of Artificial Intelligence151
  Artificial Life151
  The Practical Impact of Artificial Intelligence154
  Consciousness and Human Uniqueness155
  The Debate over Computer Consciousness: Science versus Science158
  Consciousness and the Legal Definition of Death166

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