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.

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.

Science In Society

Author: Massimiano Bucchi
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134354878
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In recent years sociologists have been increasingly preoccupied with the latter, and now in this fascinating book, Massimiano Bucchi provides a brief introduction to this topical issue.

Abusing Science

Author: Philip Kitcher
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262610377
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The book begins with a concise introduction to evolutionary theory for non-scientists and closes with a rebuttal of the charge that this theory undermines religious and moral values.

The Scientific Attitude

Author: Frederick Grinnell
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9780898620184
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The book goes beyond the traditional description of science that focuses on method and logic to characterize the scientific attitude as a way of looking at the world.

The First Brain

Author: Oné R. Pagán
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199965048
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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
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Gravity S Kiss

Author: Harry Collins
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262036185
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Collins, H. M., and T. J. Pinch. 1993. The Golem: What Everyone Should Know
about Science. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (New ed., 1998,
subtitled What You Should Know about Science, reissued as Canto Classic in
2012.) Collins, H. M., and T. J. Pinch. 2005. Dr. Golem: How to Think about
Medicine. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Collins, H. M., and G. Sanders.
2007. They give you the keys and say “drive it”: Managers, referred expertise,
and other expertises.