This study presents an overview of changing attitudes to science and research in the last century from celebration of their power and success, to apprehension and warning. The trends concerning changes of value-structure in the spheres of science and research are usually expressed by challenges or slogans such as “endless frontiers”, “scientific revolutions”, “limits”, “constraints”, “impacts”, “risks” etc.
Financed by the National Centre for Research and Development under grant No. SP/I/1/77065/10 by the strategic scientific research and experimental development program:
SYNAT - “Interdisciplinary System for Interactive Scientific and Scientific-Technical Information”.