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Trends and social implications of research. (English) Zbl 0177.00101
Summary: Except for the addition of section headings and a short bibliography, this is a verbatim copy of the 42nd Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture delivered before the Annual Meeting of the Society in New Orleans on January 23, 1969.
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01A80 Sociology (and profession) of mathematics
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[1] Marshall H. Stone, Mathematics and the future of science, Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 63 (1957), 61 – 76. · Zbl 0077.00202
[2] The mathematical sciences: A report, By the Committee on Support of Research in the Mathematical Sciences of the National Research Council for the Committee on Science and Public Policy, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., 1968.
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