Impact of science and technology on society

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Bold Scientists

By (author) Michael Riordon
Categories: Philosophy of science

As governments and corporations scramble to pull the plug on research that proves that they are poisoning our planet and rush to muzzle the scientists who dare to share their disturbing data, it seems ...

Pain and Prejudice

By (author) Karen Messing
Categories: Philosophy of science

In 1978, when workers at a nearby phosphate refinery learned that the ore they processed was contaminated with radioactive dust, Karen Messing, then a new professor of molecular genetics, was called in ...

Husserl and the Sciences

Edited by Richard A. Feist
Categories: Philosophy of science
Series: Philosophica

Edmund Husserl (1859-1938) is one of the previous century’s most important thinkers. Often regarded as the "Father of phenomenology," this collection of essays reveals that he is indeed much more than ...

Before and After the I-Bomb

There was a time, not too long ago, when people wrote letters (and mailed them), picked up the phone and spoke to people (not voice mail systems) and considered whether to invest in expensive new "fax" ...

Citizens and Nation

Grandmother Andre told stories in front of a campfire. Elizabeth Goudie wrote a memoir in school scribblers. Phyllis Knight taped hours of interviews with her son. Today’s families rely on television ...