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Steve Fuller
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Steve Fuller is Professor of Sociology at the University of Warwick. Originally trained in history and philosophy of science, Fuller is best known for his work in the field of ‘social epistemology’, which addresses normative philosophical questions about organized knowledge by historical and social scientific means. He has been recently working on the future of the public intellectual and the university, as well as the biological challenge to the social sciences, especially as it bears on the future of ‘humanity’ as a normative and empirical category. He has published sixteen books and his work has been translated into nearly twenty languages. Relevant recent works include The Knowledge Book: Key Concepts in Philosophy, Science and Culture (Acumen and McGill-Queens, 2007), New Frontiers in Science and Technology Studies (Polity, 2007) Science vs. Religion? (Polity, 2007), Dissent over Descent (Icon, 2008) and The Sociology of Intellectual Life (Sage, 2009). Fuller was awarded in 2007 a ‘higher doctorate’ (D.Litt.) by Warwick for long-term major contributions to scholarship. In 2008, he was Sociology and Social Policy section President of the British Association for the Advancement of Science.