Tim McGettigan is a professor of sociology at CSU-Pueblo. Tim's primary research interests are in the areas of science, technology, society (STS) and the future, and Tim blogs about those topics at the following sites:
*The Socjournal, www.sociology.org
*Social Science Space, www.socialsciencespace.com
In addition, to being a professor at CSU-Pueblo, Tim has also taught at a number of other institutions including:
*In 2008, Tim taught for a semester at sea on The Scholar Ship
*In 2006-2007, Tim served as the CTE Director at University of the Pacific in Stockton, California
*In 2002-2003, Tim accepted a Fulbright Scholarship to teach at the Centre for Social Studies in Warsaw, Poland.
Tim's most recent books include:
*Evolution at the Speed of Thought (2013)
*God's Loaded Dice (2013)
*Where Nobody Has Gone Before (2012)
*Dilemmas in Truth and Science (2011)
*Good Science (2011)
*Rough Seas (2011)
Tim's next book is tentatively titled Star Warriors and it will examine controversies in the field of scientific cosmology.
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Where Nobody Has Gone Before: Commentaries on Science, Technology, Society and the Future
Some of the commentaries in this collection were written to be entertaining, while others are more serious. What is common to all of the essays is an emphasis upon radical social transformation. As each new day dawns in the information society, human civilization forges ahead into new territory where, as the title of this book suggests, nobody has gone before.
God's Loaded Dice
Albert Einstein believed that the universe was governed by a rational god who would never dream of playing dice with his precious creation. Yet, if scientists have learned anything over the past century, it is that the universe is anything but rational. Thus, a word to the wise: if there is a god, he does play dice. Further, scientists who don't wish to crap out would be well advised to wise up to
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