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The No-Nonsense Guide to Science

Jerry Ravetz

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ISBN 10: 1844675033 / ISBN 13: 9781844675036
Published by Verso
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Title: The No-Nonsense Guide to Science

Publisher: Verso

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:VERY GOOD

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“A splendid series of pocketable guides to issue-politics rigorously clear.”The Guardian

Can we trust scientists? Can we develop science and technology to improve, not destroy, human life and the planet? The No-Nonsense Guide to Science addresses these crucial questions. Considering a range of subjects as diverse as genetic engineering, biotechnology, medicine and military science, Jerry Ravetz argues that understanding science as a processand sometimes a businessinvolving funding, research, reputations and publication gives us the best basis for effective action in the future.

The latest volume in the acclaimed No-Nonsense series is an invaluable primer for all those involved in scientific study, research or commercial exploitation.

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Jerry Ravetz was formerly Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at Leeds University. He is the author of the classic study Scientific Knowledge and Its Social Problems, among other publications.

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