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Knowledge Book
By Steve Fuller

The Knowledge Book

Key Concepts in Philosophy, Science and Culture

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Knowledge Book by Steve Fuller

Book Description

"The Knowledge Book" is a unique interdisciplinary reference work for students and researchers concerned with the nature of knowledge. It is the first work of its kind to be organized on the assumption that whatever else knowledge might be, it is intrinsically social. The book consists of 42 alphabetically arranged entries on key concepts at the intersection of philosophy and sociology - what used to be called "sociology of knowledge" but is now increasingly called "social epistemology". The entries include concepts common to disciplines that in recent years have devoted more of their attention to knowledge: cultural studies, communication studies, information science, education, policy studies and business studies. Special attention is given to concepts from the emerging field of science and technology studies. Each entry presents a short, self-contained essay providing an overview of a concept and concludes with suggestions for further reading. All the entries are fully cross-referenced, allowing readers to both make connections and follow their own interests.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781844650989
ISBN-10: 1844650987
Classification: Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge , Social theory , Philosophy of science
Format: Paperback (216mm x 138mm x mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Acumen Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Acumen Publishing Ltd
Publish Date: 29-May-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Steve Fuller

Steve Fuller is Professor of Sociology at the University of Warwick and founding editor of the journal, Social Epistemology. His recent books include Thomas Kuhn (2000), The Philosophy of Science and Technology Studies (2005) and The New Sociological Imagination (2006).

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