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By Marcel Herbst

The current anthology, edited through Marcel Herbst, is partly according to a convention, held in 2009, to mirror at the legacy of Ben-David, and incorporates a collection of considerably revised papers, plus 4 contributions in particular written for this quantity. The publication makes a speciality of 3 significant strains of Ben-David’s study, specifically “Center and outer edge” (Part I), “Role and Ethos” (Part II), and “Organization and development” (Part III). additionally, finished introductory (“Prologue”) and concluding chapters  (“Epilogue”, half IV) through Marcel Herbst are supplied. the quantity addresses the next disciplines: better schooling, heritage and sociology of technological know-how, philosophy of technological know-how, background of medication, public management, coverage reports, Jewish reports, and economics. The anthology is certainly one of new courses on Joseph Ben-David after the precise Minerva variation Vol. 25, Numbers 1–2, March 1987,  and Gad Freudenthal’s choice of Ben-David’s writings [1991]. The textual content can be utilized in graduate experiences, it addresses greater schooling pros or public officers, and serves as a gateway to researchers within the box of upper schooling, technology reviews, or coverage sciences.

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