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
Size: 47.52 MB
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The authors demonstrate that the imperfections in technology are related to the uncertainties in science described in the first volume.

Dr Golem

Author: Harry Collins
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 First Brain

Author: On? R. Pag?n
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199965056
Size: 59.92 MB
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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 ...

Science Without Sense

Author: Steven J. Milloy
Publisher: Cato Institute
ISBN: 9781882577347
Size: 20.91 MB
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Forget about science, the scientific method and all that other junk you learned before: this is the guide for the public-health superstar wanna-be!

Beyond Engineering

Author: Robert Pool
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198026723
Size: 60.99 MB
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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
Size: 78.67 MB
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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.

Science In Society

Author: Massimiano Bucchi
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415322006
Size: 29.91 MB
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Without assuming any scientific background, Bucchi provides clear summaries of all the major theoretical positions within the sociology of science, using many fascinating examples to illustrate them.

Understanding Popular Science

Author: Broks, Peter
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 9780335215485
Size: 73.25 MB
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The final chapter proposes a new model for understanding the interaction between lay and expert knowledge. This book is essential reading in cultural studies, science studies, history of science and science communication.