Ursula Franklin

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Ursula Martius Franklin (16 September 1921 – 22 July 2016) was a German-Canadian metallurgist, research physicist, author, and educator who taught at the University of Toronto for more than 40 years. She was the author of The Real World of Technology, which is based on her 1989 Massey Lectures; The Ursula Franklin Reader: Pacifism as a Map, a collection of her papers, interviews, and talks; and Ursula Franklin Speaks: Thoughts and Afterthoughts, containing 22 of her speeches and five interviews between 1986 and 2012.

Publications
  • The Real World of Technology, Montréal: CBC Enterprises, 1990, 132 pp; repr., Concord, Ontario: House of Anansi Press, 1992, 132 pp; rev.ed., 1999, xii+209 pp.
    • Le nouvel ordre technologique, trans. Georges Khal, Saint-Laurent, Québec: Bellarmin, 1995, 176 pp. (French)
    • Ji zhu de zhen xiang [技术的真相], trans. Ao Tian, Nan jing shi: Nan jing da xue chu ban she, 2019, 272 pp. (Chinese)
  • The Ursula Franklin Reader: Pacifism as a Map, Toronto: Between the Lines, 2006, 384 pp. Review: Mossman (Law & Feminism).
  • Ursula Franklin Speaks: Thoughts and Afterthoughts, ed. Sarah Jane Freeman, Montréal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2014.
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