While the course has an extensive reading list, you will not need to buy anything – the books and articles for this class are all available through the library or the course moodle.
Edwards, Paul N. 2010. A Vast Machine: Computer Models, Climate Data, and the Politics of Global Warming. Cambridge: MIT Press. (ISBN: 0262013924; ebook, available through the library)
Weasel, Lisa H. 2009. Food Fray : Inside the Controversy Over Genetically Modified Food. New York: AMACOM. (ebook, available through the library).
BYNUM, WILLIAM. 2012. A Little History of Science. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012. http://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctt32bh50.
SHAPIN, STEVEN AND SIMON SCHAFFER. 2011. Leviathan and the Air-Pump: Hobbes, Boyle, and the Experimental Life. Princeton: Princeton University Press. (ISBN: 0691150206) (Amazon)