Science and Society (A Longman Topics Reader)

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Part of Longman’s successful Topic’s Reader series, Science and Society is a brief thematic reader that touches on the nature of science and various scientific issues and controversies.

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Science and Society
Richard W. Grinnell

Part of Longman’s successful Topic’s Reader series, Science and Society is a brief thematic reader that touches on the nature of science and various scientific issues and controversies.

Science and Society features readings based on several compelling and provocative issues from a number of well-known writers. This reader is an ideal supplement to any course that focuses on writing about science-based subject matter.

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  • There are 33 readings, organized into 5 chapters.
  • Chapter themes include such topics as “Bodies and Genes,” “Science and Human Behavior,” and “Frontiers”.
  • Writers in this anthology include such well-known writers as George Orwell, Carl Sagan, Stephen Jay Gould, Sharon Begley, Elizabeth Kolbert, Natalie Angier, Peter Singer and others.
  • Readings touch on such provocative and engaging issues as: the evolutionary basis of ethics, the scientific explanation for love; the physics of time travel; the need for an armed defense of the environment; cloning and human genetics; and the connection between science, funding, and the falsification of data.
  • Chapter introductions, author headnotes, “Topics for Thought and Discussion” and “Suggestions for Writing” accompany each reading.
  • Longer writing and research assignments (“Connections”) are at the end of each chapter.

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