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.
Results 1-3 of 47
Common to their quest for synthesis was a belief that humanity had suffered a “ fall ” comparable to the expulsion of Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden .
This superstitious phenomenon not only harks back to an earlier period in the history of science , but also remains common in contemporary historical ...
... clearly the radical implications of his politics of nature is his failure to make common cause with the one person who has actually - and often scarily ...
What people are saying - Write a review
List of Tables and Boxes
Sciences Need for Unity
5 other sections not shown