Galileo's Middle Finger
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Beginning with Dreger's own research into medical attitudes to intersex people, this much-acclaimed title tells the stories of scholars who have found themselves drawn into conflicts between the cherished beliefs of modern America's political activists and the findings of science. She reveals how the quests for scientific truth and social justice intertwine, and emphasizes the importance of both intellectual freedom and intellectual responsibility in the face of today's serious political and economic threats. Felt-tip mark on lower trimmed edge and off-mint.