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ENVS 5110
Science and Society: An Introduction to Science and Technology Studies

Classic STS Reading Schedule
Social Criticisms of Science and Technology

Two Beginnings

Silent Spring, by Rachel Carson (1962)
Chapters: 1, 2, and 17

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, by Thomas Kuhn (1962)
Chapters: I, II, and Postscript

Supporting Cast

Jacob Bronowski (1908-1974) Science and Humanities
Science and Human Values (1956): Complete text

C.P. Snow (1905-1980) Two Cultures
The Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution (1959): Complete text

Jacques Ellul (1912-1994) Characterology of Technology, General Information
The Technological Society (1964; French original 1954)
Chapter 2: The Characterology of Technique

E.F. Schumacher (1911-1977)
Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered (1973)
Part 1, Sections 4 and 5: Buddhist Economics and A Question of Size

Ivan Illich (1912-2002)
Deschooling Society (1971)
Chapter 7: Rebirth of Epimethean Man

Tools for Conviviality (1973)
Introduction and Chapter 1: Two Watersheds