FREE SHIPPING

on all orders of $79 or more

10% OFF your purchase of $125 or more!
Use coupon code WEDNESDAY in checkout.

The Golem: What You Should Know About Science

, by ;
The Golem: What You Should Know About Science by Collins, Harry M.; Pinch, Trevor, 9781107604650
Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.
  • ISBN: 9781107604650 | 1107604656
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/30/2012
  • Buy New Textbook

    This item is temporarily unavailable from the publisher, but is expected in soon. Place your order n

    $20.26
  • eTextbook

    Available Instantly

    $16.32
Harry Collins and Trevor Pinch liken science to the Golem, a creature from Jewish mythology, powerful yet potentially dangerous, a gentle, helpful creature that may yet run amok at any moment. Through a series of intriguing case studies the authors debunk the traditional view that science is the straightforward result of competent theorisation, observation and experimentation. The very well-received first edition generated much debate, reflected in a substantial new Afterword in this second edition, which seeks to place the book in what have become known as 'the science wars'.


Please wait while the item is added to your bag...