Suffering for science : reason and sacrifice in modern America /

From gruesome self-experimentation to exhausting theoretical calculations, stories abound of scientists willfully surrendering health, well-being, and personal interests for the sake of their work. What accounts for the prevalence of this coupling of knowledge and pain-and for the peculiar assumptio...

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Author / Creator: Herzig, Rebecca M., 1971-
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: Piscataway : Rutgers University Press, 2005.
Series:Book collections on Project MUSE.
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