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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Systemic attempts to understand the mind began as a battle between those who
wanted to reduce mind to matter and those who held that mind transcends matter
. Over the last 250 years , the former research program ' s achievements have ...
preferred regime leaves open two other matters : the ultimate ends served by
such a regime and the degree to which ... In legal terms , external social
epistemology is a legislative matter , and internal social epistemology a judicial
... our colleagues usually represent themselves correctly ( and when they don ' t ,
they are eventually caught ) or usually it doesn ' t matter whether they represent
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