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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From the realist point of view , the constructivist appears to confuse surface and
depth , appearance and reality , belief and knowledge , verification and truth ,
and so on . This is because constructivists hold that what counts as the “ surface ”
The Two Dimensions of Knowledge Policy 1 . 1 . Legislative knowledge policy 1 .
2 . Judicial knowledge policy : aka research ethics 2 . Research Fraud : Its
Theoretical and Practical Sides 2 . 1 . Defining fraud : crime or learning
Consider what it has meant for Western knowledge producers to have operated
in the shadow of the Cold War for the past half - century . On the one hand , in the
name of consolidating both national and international knowledge bases , the ...
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