The Golem

Author: Harry M. Collins
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107604656
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Second edition of a very well received title which demystifies science and is highly readable on complex subjects.

The Golem At Large

Author: Harry Collins
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107688280
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The authors demonstrate that the imperfections in technology are related to the uncertainties in science described in the first volume.

Beyond Engineering

Author: Robert Pool
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190283076
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The cotton gin created the conditions that led to the Civil War. Now, in Beyond Engineering, science writer Robert Pool turns the question around to examine how society shapes technology.

An Introduction To Science And Technology Studies

Author: Sergio Sismondo
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 144435888X
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After presenting the broad historical background to the field, the book explores a variety of relevant topics, among them realism and social construction, discourse and rhetoric, objectivity, and the role of experiment and theory.

Dr Golem

Author: Harry Collins
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1459605845
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The problem lies in its well-meaning clumsiness. Dr. Golem explores some of the mysteries and complexities of medicine while untangling the inherent conundrums of scientific research and highlighting its vagaries.

The Pseudoscience Wars

Author: Michael D. Gordin
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226304434
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In The Pseudoscience Wars, Michael D. Gordin resurrects the largely forgotten figure of Velikovsky and uses his strange career and surprisingly influential writings to explore the changing definitions of the line that separates legitimate ...

The Golem

Author: Harry M. Collins
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780521356015
Size: 31.58 MB
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This thought-provoking account will give general readers a new perspective on the place of science in society. '... perverse but entertaining ... the writing is deft, the stories are good and there is not a boring page.

The First Brain

Author: On? R. Pag?n
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199965056
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Collins HM, Pinch T (2012) The Golem: What You Should Know About Science (
Canto Classics). New York: Cambridge University Press; 2nd edition. Chapter 1.
Conniff R (2010) The Species Seekers: Heroes, Fools, and the Mad Pursuit of ...