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 instantiation and emergence to closed and open Sciences 2. Bruno
Latour's The Politics of Nature: A Case of False Advertising? 2.1. What's so "
natural" about The Politics of Nature? 2.2. What's so "political" about The Politics
Bruno Latour's The Politics of Nature: A. Case. of. False. Advertising? Latour has
gradually inched his way toward science policy in a series of books (Latour 1993,
1996, 1999). In the latest and probably consummate instalment of this project, ...
stress that Latour is not talking about how politicians and scientists justify their
respective activities, which are admittedly ... of Bruno Latour's politically freighted
scientific practices as alternative constitutions for the democratization of science?
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