Knowledge Book by Steve Fuller
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Knowledge Book
By Steve Fuller

The Knowledge Book

Key Concepts in Philosophy, Science and Culture

By (author) See other recent books by Steve Fuller
Format: Paperback

Checking availability...



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.

Buy Knowledge Book book by Steve Fuller from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9781844650989
ISBN-10: 1844650987
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Acumen Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 29-May-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...


Books By Author Steve Fuller

Academic Caesar by Steve Fuller Academic Caesar, Hardback (September 2016)

An academic counterpart to Machiavelli's The Prince, this is a witty and controversial examination of the current crisis in higher education

Knowledge by Steve Fuller Knowledge, Paperback (October 2014)

An original and path-breaking exploration of man's quest to define knowledge in the modern age.

Customization of Science by Steve Fuller Customization of Science, Hardback (July 2014)

This collection explores whether and how religious and secular worldviews and political ideologies held by scientists, citizens, decision-makers and politicians influence science as practiced and understood today. Contributors explore the social and scientific repercussions of 'customizing' science to fit the needs and interests of various groups.

» View all books by Steve Fuller

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Knowledge Book book by Steve Fuller and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


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).

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Steve Fuller close
Academic Caesar by Steve Fuller
Knowledge by Steve Fuller
Customization of Science by Steve Fuller
Proactionary Imperative by Steve Fuller
Proactionary Imperative by Steve Fuller
Knowledge by Steve Fuller
Preparing for Life in Humanity 2.0 by Steve Fuller
Humanity 2.0 by Steve Fuller
Humanity 2.0 by Steve Fuller
Science by Steve Fuller
Science vs. Religion by Steve Fuller
Science vs. Religion by Steve Fuller
New Frontiers in Science and Technology Studies by Steve Fuller
New Frontiers in Science and Technology Studies by Steve Fuller
Philosophy of Science and Technology Studies by Steve Fuller
Philosophy of Science and Technology Studies by Steve Fuller
New Sociological Imagination by Steve Fuller
Philosophy, Rhetoric and the End of Knowledge by Steve Fuller
Thomas Kuhn by Steve Fuller
Knowledge Management Foundations by Steve Fuller
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close