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Fuller, Steve 1959-

Works: 93 works in 393 publications in 2 languages and 11,761 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference proceedings  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Illustrator, Editor, Adapter, Interviewee
Classifications: Q175, 501
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The new sociological imagination by Steve Fuller ( )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Steve Fuller examines the history of the social sciences covering most classic theorists and themes, to discover the key contributors to sociology and how relevant they remain today
The sociology of intellectual life the career of the mind in and around the academy by Steve Fuller ( )
16 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Sociology of Intellectual Life outlines a social theory of knowledge for the 21st century. With characteristic subtlety and verve, Steve Fuller deals directly with a world in which it is no longer taken for granted that universities and academics are the best places and people to embody the life of the mind. While Fuller defends academic privilege, he takes very seriously the historic divergences between academics and intellectuals, attending especially to the different features of knowledge production that they value. Key FeaturesPresents an account of the problematic relationship between
Thomas Kuhn : a philosophical history for our times by Steve Fuller ( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The pilgrimage from Plato to NATO (episodes in embushelment) -- The last time scientists struggled for the soul of science -- The politics of the scientific image in the age of Conant -- From Conant's education strategy to Kuhn's research strategy -- How Kuhn unwittingly saved social science from a radical future -- The world not well lost (philosophy after Kuhn) -- Kuhnification as ritualized political impotence (the hidden history of science studies)
Kuhn vs. Popper : the struggle for the soul of science by Steve Fuller ( Book )
28 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Thomas Kuhn's Structure of Scientific Revolutions has sold over a million copies in more than twenty languages and has remained one of the ten most cited academic works for the past half century. In contrast, Karl Popper's seminal book The Logic of Scientific Discovery has lapsed into relative obscurity. Although the two men debated the nature of science only once, the legacy of this encounter has dominated intellectual and public discussions on the topic over since." "Almost universally recognized as the modern watershed in the philosophy of science, Kuhn's relativistic vision of shifting paradigms - which asserted that science was just another human activity, like art or philosophy, only more specialized - triumphed over Popper's more positivistic belief in science's revolutionary potential to falsify society's dogmas. But has this victory been beneficial for science? Steve Fuller argues that not only has Kuhn's dominance had an adverse impact on the field but both thinkers have been radically misinterpreted in the process."--BOOK JACKET
Social epistemology by Steve Fuller ( Book )
22 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Philosophy, rhetoric, and the end of knowledge a new beginning for science and technology studies by Steve Fuller ( )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This edition shifts focus slightly to balance the discussions of theory and practice, and the writing style is oriented to advanced students. Discussion questions are included to support classroom use
Science by Steve Fuller ( Book )
21 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In addition, Fuller highlights science's multicultural nature through a discussion of episodes in which the West's own understanding of science has been decisively affected by its encounters with Islam and Japan. An important theme of the book is that science's most attractive feature - its openness to criticism - is threatened by the role it increasingly plays in the maintenance of social and economic order
The intellectual by Steve Fuller ( )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chomsky, Dawkins, Germaine Greer, Martin Amis ... with their regular TV appearances, newspaper columns and soundbites in times of crisis, intellectuals are indispensable characters in the drama of modern life. But what makes them tick? Modelled on Machiavelli's notorious tract on statecraft, The Prince, Steve Fuller's book dissects what it means to be an intellectual. What distinguishes them from philosophers, scientists, politicians or entrepreneurs? Why are they happy to be insulted as long as they are not ignored? And who is the intellectual's favourite superhero? As well as a history o
Philosophy of science and its discontents by Steve Fuller ( Book )
13 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fuller argues that philosophers of science need to take more seriously the psychological and sociological constraints on human rationality that make the production of knowledge an unavoidably imperfect enterprise. Includes a "map of the field" and question-and-answer discussion of the author's premise. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland
Knowledge management foundations by Steve Fuller ( Book )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
'Knowledge Management Foundations' is just what it claims, the first attempt to provide a secure intellectual footing for the myriad of practices called "knowledge management." A breath of fresh air from the usual KM gurus, Fuller openly admits that the advent of KM is a mixed blessing that often amounts to the conduct of traditional management by subtler means. However, Fuller's deep understanding of both the history of management theory and knowledge production more generally enables him to separate the wheat from the chaff of the KM literature. This ground-breaking book will prove of interest to both academics and practitioners of knowledge management. It highlights the ways in which KM has challenged the values associated with knowledge that academics have taken for granted for centuries. At the same time, Fuller resists the conclusion of many KM gurus, that the value of knowledge lies in whatever the market will bear in the short term. He pays special attention to how information technology has not only facilitated knowledge work but also has radically altered its nature. There are chapters devoted to the revolution in intellectual property and an evaluation of peer review as a quality control mechanism. The book culminates in a positive re-evaluation of universities as knowledge producing institutions from which the corporate sector still has much to learn. A KMCI Press book - a definitive title from the leading, standard-setting KM organizationOnly book to describe fundamental KM concepts and theoriesApproach roots theory in current state of the procession/discipline
The knowledge book key concepts in philosophy, science, and culture by Steve Fuller ( )
13 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lively and engaging book that provides sharp and insightful overviews of some of the most important concepts and terms on the cultural and philosophical aspects of knowledge. An essential reference
Philosophy, rhetoric, and the end of knowledge : the coming of science and technology studies by Steve Fuller ( Book )
11 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The governance of science : ideology and the future of the open society by Steve Fuller ( Book )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This ground-breaking text offers a fresh perspective on the governance of science from the standpoint of social and political theory. Science has often been seen as the only institution that embodies the elusive democratic ideal of the 'open society'. Yet, science remains an elite activity that commands much more public trust than understanding, even though science has become increasingly entangled with larger political and economic issues. Fuller proceeds by rejecting liberal and communitarian ideologies of science, in favour of a 'republican' approach centred on 'the right to be wrong'. He shows how the recent sealing up of scientific activity has undermined the republican ideal." "The centerpiece of the book, a social history of the struggle to render the university a 'republic of science', focuses on the potential challenges posed by multiculturalism and capitalism. Finally, drawing on the science policy of the US New Deal, Fuller proposes nothing short of a new social contract for 'secularizing' science."--BOOK JACKET
The Social psychology of science ( Book )
6 editions published in 1994 in English and Italian and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Humanity 2.0 : what it means to be human past, present and future by Steve Fuller ( Book )
12 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Social thinkers in all fields are faced with one unavoidable question: what does it mean to be 'human' in the 21st century? As definitions between what is 'animal' and what is 'human' break down, and asemerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and nano- and bio- technologies develop, accepted notions of humanity are rapidly evolving. Humanity 2.0is an ambitious and groundbreaking book,offering a sweeping overview of key historical, philosophical and theological moments that have shaped our understandings of humanity. Tackling head on the twin taboos that have always hovered over the scientific study of humanity - race and religion - Steve Fuller argues thar far from disappearing, they are being reinvented. Fuller argues thatthese new developmentswill force us to decide which features of our current way of life - not least our bodies - are truly needed to remain human, and concludes with a consideration of these changes for ethical and social values more broadly
Science vs. religion? : intelligent design and the problem of evolution by Steve Fuller ( Book )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For centuries, science and religion have been portrayed as diametrically opposed. In this provocative new book, Steve Fuller examines the apparent clash between science and religion by focusing on the heated debates about evolution and intelligent design theory. In so doing, he claims that science vs. religion is in fact a false dichotomy. For Fuller, supposedly intellectual disputes, such as those between creationist and evolutionist accounts of life, often disguise other institutionally driven conflicts, such as the struggle between State and Church to be the source of legitimate authority i
The philosophy of science and technology studies by Steve Fuller ( Book )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the field of Science and Technology Studies (STS) has become more established, it has increasingly hidden its philosophical roots. While the trend is typical of disciplines striving for maturity, Steve Fuller, a leading figure in the field, argues that STS has much to lose if it abandons philosophy. In his characteristically provocative style, he offers the first sustained treatment of the philosophical foundations of STS and suggests fruitful avenues for further research. With stimulating discussions of the Science Wars, the Intelligent Design Theory controversy, and theorists suc
Controversial science : from content to contention ( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Cognitive turn : sociological and psychological perspectives on science by Steve Fuller ( Book )
8 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New frontiers in science and technology by Steve Fuller ( Book )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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. Should science and technology be treated as separate entities? What impact has globalization had on science and technology? Can science be clearly distinguished from other forms of knowledge? Does the politicization of science really matter? Is there a role for the social regulation of scientific inquiry? Should we be worried about research fraud?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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