The Resource Knowing Humanity in the Social World : The Path of Steve Fuller's Social Epistemology, by Francis X Remedios, Val Dusek, (electronic resource)

Knowing Humanity in the Social World : The Path of Steve Fuller's Social Epistemology, by Francis X Remedios, Val Dusek, (electronic resource)

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Knowing Humanity in the Social World : The Path of Steve Fuller's Social Epistemology
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Knowing Humanity in the Social World
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The Path of Steve Fuller's Social Epistemology
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by Francis X Remedios, Val Dusek
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eng
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This book examines Steve Fuller’s pioneering vision of social epistemology. It focuses specifically on his work post-2000, which is founded in the changing conception of humanity and project into a ‘post-‘ or ‘trans-‘ human future. Chapters treat especially Fuller’s provocative response to the changing boundary limitations of the knower due to anticipated changes in humanity coming from the nanosciences, neuroscience, synthetic biology and computer technology and end on an interview with Fuller himself. While Fuller’s turn in this direction has invited at least as much criticism as his earlier work, to him the result is an extended sense of the knower, or ‘humanity 2.0’, which Fuller himself identifies with transhumanism. The authors assess Fuller’s work on the following issues: Science and Technology Studies (STS), agent-oriented social epistemology, the university and intellectual life, neo-liberal political economy, intelligent design, Cosmism, Gnosticism, proactionary vs precautionary principles and Welfare State 2.0
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Remedios, Francis X
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121
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HM846-851
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non fiction
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Dusek, Val.
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  • Technology—Sociological aspects
  • Genetic epistemology
  • Neurosciences
  • Science and Technology Studies
  • Epistemology
  • Neurosciences
  • Knowledge - Discourse
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Knowing Humanity in the Social World : The Path of Steve Fuller's Social Epistemology, by Francis X Remedios, Val Dusek, (electronic resource)
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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1st ed. 2018.
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1 online resource (XVI, 179 p. 1 illus.)
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9781137374905
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Label
Knowing Humanity in the Social World : The Path of Steve Fuller's Social Epistemology, by Francis X Remedios, Val Dusek, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
mixed
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed. 2018.
Extent
1 online resource (XVI, 179 p. 1 illus.)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781137374905
Level of compression
uncompressed
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1057/978-1-137-37490-5
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)4100000001794919
  • (DE-He213)978-1-137-37490-5
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC5217410
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