The most important and exciting recent development in the philosophy of science is its merging with the sociology of scientific knowledge. Here is the first text book to make this development available.
Table of Contents
Introduction -- Mythical Naturalism and Anemic Normativism: A Look at the Status Quo -- Reposing the Naturalistic Question: What Is Knowledge? -- Reposing the Normative Question: What Ought Knowledge Be? -- Coda
Steve Fuller, Ph.D., teaches in the Graduate Program in Science and Technology Studies at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and in the Communications Department at the University of Pittsburgh. He is the founding and executive editor of the journal, Social Epistemology, and the author of three books including Philosophy of Science and Its Discontents.