Confronts the ethical challenges of warfare carried out by artificial intelligence.
Proposes an innovative, holistic understanding of technology.
A broad examination of climate fantasy and science fiction, from The Lord of the Rings and the Narnia series to The Handmaid's Tale and Game of Thrones.
Examines the ecological and historical significance of the harbor and what it can bring to future residents.
Offers a new paradigm of reality, based on the interaction between science, culture, spirituality, religion, and society.
Explores the distinctions between science and pseudoscience.
Traces the rhetorical work of the gene in scientific and nonscientific discourse throughout the twentieth century.
The first systematic treatment of Karl Popper’s contribution to the philosophy of the social sciences.
Examines the history of science in light of recent theories of sexuality and the body.
Essays on the interaction between science and spiritual values which characterize much of modern life.
Proposes a radically reconfigured medical model centered on mind-body interaction.
Explores the question of whether or not concepts and principles involving supernatural intelligent design can occupy any legitimate place within science.
Maps interconnections between science, technology, and society in order to understand both benefits and costs.
Offers a new approach to a number of central issues concerning the theoretical interpretation and normative evaluation of contemporary science and technology.
A group of renowned sociological theorists analyze why the attempts to make sociological theory formal in the 1960s and early 1970s failed. This becomes not only an unusual and interesting analysis in ...
This book shows how the universal quantification of science resulted from the routinization of commercial practices that were familiar in scientist's daily lives. Following the work of Franz Borkenau ...
This book critically examines the reliance of society on experts, specifically attacking the notion of the privilege of scientific expertise and defining the politics of this intellectual discourse. The ...
An international group of distinguished scholars brings a variety of resources to bear on the major issues in the study and teaching of mathematics, and on the problem of understanding mathematics as ...
Technology and Social Complexity explores the continuities between today's incredibly powerful new technology and the simpler technologies of the past. It shows that the diverse phenomena encompassed ...
Hermann Joseph Muller (1890–1967) was a member of the early genetics group at Columbia University that developed the chromosome theory of inheritance. T. H. Morgan received the Nobel Prize in Medicine ...