Postgraduate Module Descriptor


SOCM016: Cultures of the Life Sciences

This module descriptor refers to the 2020/1 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic readings:

Atkinson, P, Glasner, P and Lock, M (2009) Handbook of Genetics and Society. Routledge.

Dupre, J (1993) The Disorder of Things. Cambridge University Press.

Grene, M. & Depew, D. (2004). The philosophy of biology. Cambridge: CUP.

Mueller-Wille, S and Rheinberger, H (2012) A Conceptual History of Heredity. Chicago University Press.

Sarkar, S., & Plutynski, A., Eds. (2008). A companion to the philosophy of biology. Oxford: Blackwell.

Wimsatt, W. (2007). Re-engineering philosophy for limited beings. Harvard: HUP.