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Science, Jews, and Secular Culture:
Studies in Mid-Twentieth-Century American Intellectual History
David A. Hollinger

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface
Ch. 1Introduction3
Ch. 2Jewish Intellectuals and the De-Christianization of American Public Culture in the Twentieth Century17
Ch. 3The "Tough-Minded" Justice Holmes,Jewish Intellectuals, and the Making of an American Icon42
Ch. 4Two NYUs and "The Obligation of Universities to the Social Order" in the Great Depression60
Ch. 5The Defense of Democracy and Robert K. Merton's Formulation of the Scientific Ethos80
Ch. 6Free Enterprise and Free Inquiry: The Emergence of Laissez-Faire Communitarianism in the Ideology of Science in the United States97
Ch. 7Academic Culture at the University of Michigan, 1938-1988121
Ch. 8Science as a Weapon in Kulturkampfe in the United States during and after World War II155
Index175

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