New Frontiers in Science and Technology Studies
Wiley, 2007 - 232 pages
Steve Fuller has a reputation for setting the terms of debate within science and technology studies. In his latest book, New Frontiers in Science and Technology Studies he charts the debates likely to be of relevance in the coming years.
These questions are explored by examining an array of historical, philosophical and contemporary sources. Attention is paid, for example, to the Bruno Latour's The Politics of Nature as a model for science policy, as well as the global controversy surrounding Bjorn Lomborg's The Sceptical Environmentalist, which led to the dismantling and re-establishment of the Danish national research ethics board.
New Frontiers in Science and Technology Studies will appeal strongly to scholars and advanced undergraduate and graduate students in courses concerned with the social dimensions of science and technology, and anyone who cares about the future of science.
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By the end of the 19th century , Aufhebung itself had come to be sublated into a more generalized concept of reduction . What was usually claimed to be lost in " reduced " sciences were the marks of their spatio - temporal origins ...
However , the difference between these ideal types is a century - old atavism that may be best abandoned in the 21st century . Indeed , Michel Foucault ( 1970 ) was probably right when he argued that the need to circumscribe the " human ...
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