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Legitimizing scientific knowledge : an introduction to Steve Fuller's social epistemology

Author: Francis Remedios
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The first book to provide an in-depth examination of Steve Fuller's politically oriented social epistemology, Legitimizing Scientific Knowledge compares Fuller's social epistemology with both interest-oriented sociologies of knowledge and truth-oriented analytic social epistemologies. A groundbreaking and controversial philosopher of science, Fuller has devoted much of his work to the issue of scientific authority,
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Named Person: Steve Fuller; Steve Fuller
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Remedios
ISBN: 0739106678 9780739106679
OCLC Number: 52258311
Description: xii, 143 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Steve Fuller --
1. Fuller's Social Epistemology and Naturalistic Epistemology --
2. Interest-Oriented Social Epistemology --
3. Politically Oriented Social Epistemologies --
4. The Role of Norms in Science and Science Policy --
5. Instrumental Rationality, Success of Science, and Accountability in Science --
6. Truth-Oriented Social Epistemology and Final Considerations.
Responsibility: Francis Remedios.

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