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The One Culture?: A Conversation about Science

Jay A. Labinger, Harry Collins - Science - 2010 - 296 pages
So far the "Science Wars" have generated far more heat than light. Combatants from one or the other of what C. P. Snow famously called "the two cultures" (science versus the ...
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The Golem at Large: What You Should Know about Technology

Harry Collins, Trevor Pinch - Science - 2002 - 163 pages
Presents case studies that demonstrate how technological imperfections are related to uncertainties in science, citing such examples as the Patriot anti-missile missile, the ...
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Gravity's Shadow: The Search for Gravitational Waves

Harry Collins - Science - 2010 - 864 pages
According to the theory of relativity, we are constantly bathed in gravitational radiation. When stars explode or collide, a portion of their mass becomes energy that disturbs ...
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Dr. Golem: How to Think about Medicine

Harry Collins, Trevor Pinch - Science - 2008 - 280 pages
A creature of Jewish mythology, a golem is an animated being made by man from clay and water who knows neither his own strength nor the extent of his ignorance. Like science ...
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Rethinking Expertise

Harry Collins, Robert Evans - Social Science - 2008 - 160 pages
What does it mean to be an expert? In Rethinking Expertise, Harry Collins and Robert Evans offer a radical new perspective on the role of expertise in the practice of science ...
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Tacit and Explicit Knowledge

Harry Collins - Social Science - 2010 - 200 pages
Much of what humans know we cannot say. And much of what we do we cannot describe. For example, how do we know how to ride a bike when we can’t explain how we do it? Abilities ...
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Gravity's Ghost: Scientific Discovery in the Twenty-first Century

Harry Collins - Science - 2011 - 187 pages
Here, Collins reveals that scientific discovery and nondiscovery turn on scientific traditions and rivalries. that secure statistical analysis rests on impossible procedures ...
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The Shape of Actions: What Humans and Machines Can Do

Harry Collins, Martin Kusch - Philosophy - 1999 - 224 pages
What can humans do? What can machines do? How do humans delegate actions to machines? In this book, Harry Collins and Martin Kusch combine insights from sociology and ...
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Gravity's Ghost and Big Dog: Scientific Discovery and Social Analysis in the ...

Harry Collins - Science - 2014 - 368 pages
Gravity’s Ghost and Big Dog brings to life science’s efforts to detect cosmic gravitational waves. These ripples in space-time are predicted by general relativity, and their ...
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