Jerome Ravetz

Jerome Ravetz

Jerome Ravetz is a founder of the discipline of post-normal science and a leading advocate of citizen engagement in science. He is Associate Fellow at the James Martin Institute for Science, Innovation and Society at Oxford University. He is the author of many books, including Scientific Knowledge and Its Social Problems and The No-Nonsense Guide to Science.



Tellus Publications (Selected)


Democratizing Science in an Age of Uncertainty

Jerome Ravetz

A founder of science and society studies recounts his intellectual journey and explains how the doctrine of predictive science has limited applicability to today’s vexing challenges. We need a “post-normal science” that acknowledges inherent risk, indeterminism, and the relevance of human values and interests.