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  • The Golem

    The Golem
    av Harry M. Collins

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107604650

    Harry Collins and Trevor Pinch liken science to the Golem, a creature from Jewish mythology, powerful yet potentially dangerous, a gentle, helpful creature that may yet run amok at any moment. Through a series of intriguing case studies the authors…

  • Artifictional Intelligence

    Artifictional Intelligence
    av Harry Collins

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509504121

    Recent startling successes in machine intelligence using a technique called 'deep learning' seem to blur the line between human and machine as never before. Are computers on the cusp of becoming so intelligent that they will render humans obsolete?…

  • Artifictional Intelligence

    Artifictional Intelligence
    av Harry Collins

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509504114

    Recent startling successes in machine intelligence using a technique called 'deep learning' seem to blur the line between human and machine as never before. Are computers on the cusp of becoming so intelligent that they will render humans obsolete?…

  • Tacit and Explicit Knowledge

    Tacit and Explicit Knowledge
    av Harry Collins

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226004211

    Much of what we 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? These abilities, which we are unable to articulate, were labeled "tacit knowledge" by c…

  • Dr. Golem

    Dr. Golem
    av Harry Collins

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226113678

    Dr. Golem explores some of the mysteries and complexities of medicine while untangling the inherent conundrums of scientific research and highlighting its vagaries. In eight chapters devoted to case studies of modern medicine, Harry Collins and Trev…

  • Why Democracies Need Science

    Why Democracies Need Science
    av Harry Collins

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509509614

    We live in times of increasing public distrust of the main institutions of modern society. Experts, including scientists, are suspected of working to hidden agendas or serving vested interests. The solution is usually seen as more public scrutiny an…

  • Why Democracies Need Science

    Why Democracies Need Science
    av Harry Collins

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509509607

    We live in times of increasing public distrust of the main institutions of modern society. Experts, including scientists, are suspected of working to hidden agendas or serving vested interests. The solution is usually seen as more public scrutiny an…

  • Gravity's Shadow

    Gravity's Shadow
    av Harry Collins

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226113784

    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 the very fabric of the space-time continuum like ripples in a pond. But p…

  • The Golem at Large

    The Golem at Large
    av Harry Collins

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107688285

    In the very successful and widely discussed first volume in the Golem series, The Golem: What You Should Know about Science, Harry Collins and Trevor Pinch likened science to the Golem, a creature from Jewish mythology, a powerful creature which, wh…

  • Forms of Life

    Forms of Life
    av Harry Collins

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262536646

    A concise, accessible, and engaging guide for students and practitioners of sociology.In Forms of Life, Harry Collins offers an introduction to social science methodology, drawing on his forty-plus years of conducting high-profile sociological resea…

  • The Adventures of Antoine

    The Adventures of Antoine
    av Harry Collinson Owen

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781103339532

  • The Adventures of Antoine

    The Adventures of Antoine
    av Harry Collinson Owen

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781103339495

  • Spreay from the Ocean of Thought

    Spreay from the Ocean of Thought
    av Harry Shobbrook Collins

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781140039549

  • Changing Order

    Changing Order
    av Harry Collins

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226113760

    This fascinating study in the sociology of science explores the way scientists conduct, and draw conclusions from, their experiments. The book is organized around three case studies: replication of the TEA-laser, detecting gravitational rotation, an…

  • Personality

    Personality
    av Harry Collins Spillman

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780342030743

  • Personality

    Personality
    av Harry Collins Spillman

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780343920197

  • Personality

    Personality
    av Harry Collins Spillman

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780342030750

  • Personality

    Personality
    av Harry Collins Spillman

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780343988753

  • Personality

    Personality
    av Harry Collins Spillman

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780341964339

  • Personality

    Personality
    av Harry Collins Spillman

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780343988746

  • Personality

    Personality
    av Harry Collins Spillman

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780343920180

  • Rethinking Expertise

    Rethinking Expertise
    av Harry Collins

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226113616

    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 and the public evaluation of technology. Collins and Evans present a Per…

  • Gravity's Kiss

    Gravity's Kiss
    av Harry Collins

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262535120

    A fascinating account, written in real time, of the unfolding of a scientific discovery: the first detection of gravitational waves.Scientists have been trying to confirm the existence of gravitational waves for fifty years. Then, in September 2015,…

  • When I Grow Up What Will I Be?

    When I Grow Up What Will I Be?
    av Harry Collins

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781726472029

    A rhyming children's book about baby birds and what they will become as adults. Written and photographed by award winning photographer Harry Collins.

  • Experts and the Will of the People

    Experts and the Will of the People
    av Harry Collins

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030269821

    The rise of populism in the West has led to attacks on the legitimacy of scientific expertise in political decision making. This book explores the differences between populism and pluralist democracy and their relationship with science. Pluralist de…

  • Einstein Was Right: The Science and History of Gravitational Waves

    Einstein Was Right: The Science and History of Gravitational Waves

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691194547

    An authoritative interdisciplinary account of the historic discovery of gravitational waves In 1915, Albert Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves--ripples in the fabric of spacetime caused by the movement of large masses--as part o…

  • Bad Call

    Bad Call
    av Harry Collins

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262534444

    How technologies can get it wrong in sports, and what the consequences are-referees undermined, fans heartbroken, and the illusion of perfect accuracy maintained.Good call or bad call, referees and umpires have always had the final say in sports. Ba…

  • Bad Call

    Bad Call
    av Harry Collins

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262035392

    How technologies can get it wrong in sports, and what the consequences are-referees undermined, fans heartbroken, and the illusion of perfect accuracy maintained.Good call or bad call, referees and umpires have always had the final say in sports. Ba…

  • Gravity's Ghost and Big Dog

    Gravity's Ghost and Big Dog
    av Harry Collins

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226052298

    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 discovery will not only demonstrate the truth of Einstein's theories but al…

  • The Golem

    The Golem
    av Harry M. Collins, Trevor J. Pinch, Harry M. Collins

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521645508

    What is the golem? In Jewish mythology the Golem is an effigy or image brought to life. While not evil, it is a strong, clumsy and incomplete servant. Through a series of case studies, ranging from relativity and cold fusion to memory in worms and t…

  • Gravity's Kiss

    Gravity's Kiss
    av Harry Collins

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262036184

    A fascinating account, written in real time, of the unfolding of a scientific discovery: the first detection of gravitational waves.

  • Are We All Scientific Experts Now?

    Are We All Scientific Experts Now?
    av Harry Collins

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745682044

    To ordinary people, science used to seem infallible. Scientists were heroes, selflessly pursuing knowledge for the common good. More recently, a series of scientific scandals, frauds and failures have led us to question science s pre-eminence. Revel…

  • Are We All Scientific Experts Now?

    Are We All Scientific Experts Now?
    av Harry Collins

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745682037

    To ordinary people, science used to seem infallible. Scientists were heroes, selflessly pursuing knowledge for the common good. More recently, a series of scientific scandals, frauds and failures have led us to question science s pre-eminence. Revel…

  • Ainoa kulttuuri?

    Ainoa kulttuuri?

    Häftad - 2007 - Finska - ISBN: 9789525202618