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Department of Sociology, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, United Kingdom.

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Born:  12 July 1959, New York City;  US citizen, UK permanent resident since 1998.

Biography listed in Contemporary Authors, vol.137 (1992), p. 145 [updated 2002]; The Writer’s Directory (2000); Who's Who in Science and Engineering (2002); Who’s Who in the World (2003); Dictionary of International Biography (2004); The International Who’s Who (2005).

Languages (reading): French, Latin.



University of Pittsburgh:  Ph.D., 1985 (History & Philosophy of Science) for "Bounded Rationality in Law and Science," directed by J.E. McGuire.

Cambridge University:  M.Phil., 1981 (History & Philosophy of Science) for "The Concept of

Reduction in Phenomenology and Logical Positivism," directed by Mary Hesse.

Columbia University:  B.A., summa cum laude, 1979 (History and Sociology).

Regis High School (New York City): 1977, All scholarship Jesuit College Preparatory School.



1999-          Professor of Sociology, University of Warwick, England

1994-99      Professor of Sociology & Social Policy, University of Durham, England

1993-94      Associate Professor of Rhetoric & Communication, University of Pittsburgh

1988-94      Assistant to Associate Professor of Science & Technology Studies, Virginia Tech

1985-88      Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Colorado, Boulder

1982-85      Teaching Fellow in History & Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh



2006         Visiting Professor of Comparative Social Science, University of Oslo, Norway (Summer term)

2005         Visiting Professor of Communication and Cultural Management, Zeppelin University, Germany (November-December)

2005         Visiting Professor of Science & Technology Studies, Virginia Tech (Summer term)

2004-        Visiting Professor in the Institute of Communication, University of Lund at Helsingborg, Sweden (Summer term, continuing)

2003                Visiting Professor of Information and Communication Studies, and Visiting Fellow at the Center for Governance, UCLA (Spring term)

2003                Visiting Professor of Management, Politics, and Philosophy, Copenhagen Business School (Winter term)

2002           Visiting Fellow, Center for Governance, UCLA (Spring term)

2001-2    Othmer Visiting Professor of Science, Technology and Society, Tokyo International Christian University (Winter term)

1997        Visiting Professor of Sociology, University of Tel-Aviv (Spring term)

1995    Fulbright Professor in Science & Technology Studies, University of Gothenburg, Sweden (Spring term)

1995    Fellow, Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study in the Social Sciences (Winter term)

1994        Visiting Scholar, Centre for the History & Philosophy of Science, Berlin (December)

1990    Visiting Professor, Netherlands Graduate Programs in Science & Technology Studies (November).



1985       Apple Teaching Award, Pittsburgh.

1981-82  Andrew Mellon Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, Pittsburgh.

1979-81  Kellett Fellowship, Clare College, Cambridge.

1979       Class Salutatorian, Columbia (graduated no. 2 in class of 650).

1978       Junior Phi Beta Kappa.

1977       National Merit Scholar.

1976       John Jay Scholar, Columbia.



2000    Appointed Fellow, UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) College of Sociology, History, Anthropology and Resources. (term ended 2003)

1999    President of the Academic Board, Knowledge Management Consortium International.

1998    First ESRC Fellow in Public Understanding of Science

1995    Elected Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts

1989    First NSF Post-Doctoral Fellow in History & Philosophy of Science, University of Iowa  (topic: Rhetoric of Disciplinary Boundaries in the Social Sciences; sponsor: Donald McCloskey)                     





Books (Completed)

1.            Social Epistemology, Indiana University Press (1988), xv + 316pp.; paperback in 1991. Second edition, with new introduction (2002), pp. ix-xxiv.

a.            Chapter 1 re-printed in N. Stehr and R. Grundmann (eds.), Knowledge: Critical Concepts (Routledge, 2005). 

2.       Philosophy of Science and Its Discontents, Westview Press (1989), x + 188 pp.; second edition with new first chapter (paperback), Guilford Press (1993), xvi + 240 pp. Reprinted 1995.

3.       Philosophy, Rhetoric and the End of Knowledge: The Coming of Science and Technology Studies, University of Wisconsin Press. xxii + 421 pp. (cloth and paper, 1993). Second edition, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, with James H. Collier xxix + 367 pp. (cloth and paper, 2004). New subtitle: A New Beginning for Science and Technology Studies. Includes revised introduction, some rewriting and abridgement, as well as end-of-chapter questions (provided by Collier) xxix + 367 pp.

a.            Chapter 2 reprinted in W.H. Newell (ed.), Interdisciplinarity: Essays from the Literature (The College Board, 1998), pp. 123-152.

4.              Science, 'Concepts in the social sciences' series, Open University Press (UK) and University of Minnesota Press (USA). viii + 159 pp. (cloth and paper, 1997).

a.            Japanese translation as 'Science in Question', with new introduction and appendix (Sangyo Tosho, 2000).

b.            Chinese translation in preparation (China Translation and Publishing Corporation).

5.            The Governance of Science: Ideology and the Future of the Open Society. Open University Press. xii + 167 pp. (cloth and paper, 2000).

a.            Chinese translation, with new preface (Shanghai Scientific & Technological Education Publishing House).

b.            Chapter 6 reprinted in M.J. Smith, eds. Philosophy and Methodology of the Social Sciences, vol. 3 (Sage, 2005); 

c.            Chapter 7 reprinted in P. Mirowski and E-M Sent, eds., Science Bought and Sold: Essays in the Economics of Science (University of Chicago Press, 2002), pp. 444-61.

6.            Thomas Kuhn: A Philosophical History for Our Times. University of Chicago Press (2000), xvii + 472 pp. (paper 2002).

a.            Russian translation (Science [Russian Academy of Sciences])

b.            Japanese translation (Kaimeisha).

c.            South Asian English edition, with special introduction (Orient Longmans, 2005). 

7.       Knowledge Management Foundations. Butterworth-Heinemann (2002), xi + 279 pp. (paper).

a.       Japanese translation. (Shin’yosha).

b.       Chinese translation. (The Science Press)

8.       Kuhn vs Popper: The Struggle for the Soul of Science, Icon Books (2003), 232 pp.; paperback (2006).

a.       Danish translation, with new postscript (Danish Sociology Press, 2004).

b.       US edition, with new preface and glossary (Columbia University Press, 2005). [‘Book of the Month’, Popular Science, February 2005]

c.       Japanese translation (Chikuma Shobo Ltd).

d.       Korean translation (Thinking Tree Publishing Co.)

9.          The Intellectual: The Positive Power of Negative Thinking, Icon Books (2005), 184 pp. [A ‘Book of the Year’, New Statesman, 2005]; paperback (2006).

a.       Korean translation (Science Books)

b.       Portuguese (Brazilian) translation (Relume Dumará Editora)

c.       Hungarian translation (Napvilag Kiado)

d.       Japanese translation (Seidosha)

10.   The Philosophy of Science and Technology Studies, Routledge (2006), ix + 191 pp.

11.   The New Sociological Imagination. Sage (2006), viii + 231 pp.

a.       Chinese translation (Weber Publications International)


Authored Books (under contract, but not completed)

1.       New Frontiers in Science and Technology Studies, Polity (2007)

2.       Science vs. Religion: Evolution and the Problem of Intelligent Design, Polity (2007).

3.       The Knowledge Book: Philosophy, Science and Culture, Acumen (2008)

a.       Originally commissioned as Social Epistemology: A Word Map. Shin’yosha [Japanese] (2006 or 2007)

4.       The Sociology of Academic and Intellectual Life, Sage (2008)

5.       Dissent about Descent: Evolution’s 500 Year Struggle Against Intelligent Design, Icon (2007)

6.       The History of Epistemology, Acumen (2008)


Books:  Edited

1.      The Cognitive Turn: Psychological and Sociological Perspectives on Science, edited by Steve Fuller, Marc De Mey, Terry Shinn, and Steve Woolgar, 1989 Sociology of Sciences Yearbook, Kluwer Academic Publishers (1989), xv + 260 pp.

2.      Controversial Science: From Content to Contention, edited by Thomas Brante, Steve Fuller, and William Lynch. SUNY Press. xix + 326 pp. (cloth and paper, 1993).

3.      Social Psychology of Science, edited by William Shadish and Steve Fuller. Guilford Press, xv + 432 pp. (cloth, 1994)

4.       Contemporary British and American Philosophy and Philosophers, edited by Ouyang Kang and Steve Fuller. (Two volumes covering recent developments in the major branches of philosophy and intellectual autobiographies of leading philosophers. Published in Chinese by People's Press, Beijing, 2005)


Special Journal Issues and Books on Fuller’s Work

1.       Stefano Gattei, ed., ‘The Kuhn Controversy’, Social Epistemology, vol. 17, nos. 2-3 (2003) [40 critical articles on Fuller’s Thomas Kuhn. Fuller responds in vol. 18, no.1 (2004)]

2.       Francis Remedios, Legitimizing Scientific Knowledge: An Introduction to Steve Fuller’s Social Epistemology, Lexington Books, 2003. 151 pp. (cloth). [Based on Ph.D. dissertation, 'A Critical Examination of Steve Fuller's Social Epistemology'. Institute of Philosophy, University of Louvain (Belgium), 2000.]

3.       Tarcisio Zandonade, ‘As Implicações da Epistemologia Social Para Uma Teoria da Recuperação da Informação’, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept of Information Science, University of Brasilia, 2003.]


Book Chapters (Refereed)

1.       Fuller, S. W.  When Philosophers Are Forced to be Literary, in Literature as Philosophy / Philosophy as Literature, ed. D. Marshall (University of Iowa Press, 1987), pp. 24-39.

2.       ___________. Sophist vs.Skeptic: Two Paradigms of Intentional Transaction, Perspectives on Mind, eds. H. Otto & J. Tuedio (D. Reidel, 1988),pp. 199-208, 389-390.

3.       ___________. Blindness to Silence: Some Dysfunctional Aspects of Meaning Making,  Perspectives on Mind, eds. H. Otto & J. Tuedio (D.Reidel, 1988), pp. 325-338, 395-396.

4.       ___________. Beyond the Rhetoric of Antitheory: Towards a Revisionist Interpretation of Critical Legal Studies, Rhetoric in the Human Sciences, ed. H. Simons (Sage, 1989), pp.133-151.

5.       ___________. Does It Pay To Go Postmodern If Your Neighbors Do Not? After the Future: Postmodern Times and Places, ed. G. Shapiro (SUNY Press, 1990), pp. 273-84.

6.       ___________. Social Epistemology and the Research Agenda of Science Studies, Science as Practice and Culture, ed. A. Pickering (University of Chicago Press, 1992), pp. 390-428.

a.       Translated into Chinese in Science as Practice and Culture, ed. A. Pickering, Chinese People’s University Press, Beijing, 2005.

7.       ___________. Epistemology Radically Naturalized: Recovering the Normative, the Experimental, and the Social, Cognitive Models of Science, Minnesota Studies in the Philosophy of Science, vol. 15, ed. R. Giere (University of Minnesota Press, 1992), pp. 427-59.

8.        ___________. Knowledge as Product and Property, in The Culture and Power of Knowledge, eds. N.Stehr and R. Ericson (Walter de Gruyter, 1992), pp .157-90.

a.        Edited and updated version in N. Stehr and V. Meja, eds. Society and Knowledge: Contemporary Perspectives in the Sociology of Knowledge. 2nd edn. (Transaction Books, 2005), pp. 243-68.

9.       ___________. A Strategy for Making Science Studies Policy Relevant.  In T. Brante, S.Fuller, and W. Lynch (eds.), Controversial Science (SUNY Press, 1993), pp. 107-26.

10.   Shadish, W., Fuller, S.,and Gorman, M. Social Psychology of Science: A Conceptual and Empirical Research Program. In W. Shadish and S. Fuller (eds.), Social Psychology of Science (Guilford, 1994), pp. 3-123

11.   Shadish, W. and Fuller, S.  Editors' Epilogue. In W. Shadish and S. Fuller (eds.), Social Psychology of Science (Guilford, 1994), pp. 390-400.

12.   Fuller, S. W.   Social Psychology of Scientific Knowledge: Another Strong Programme. In W. Shadish and S. Fuller (eds.), Social Psychology of Science (Guilford, 1994), pp. 162-78.

13.   ____________.  A Guide to Philosophy and Sociology of Science for Social Psychology of Science. In W. Shadish and S. Fuller (eds.), Social Psychology of Science (Guilford, 1994), pp. 403-8.

14.   ____________.  Social Epistemology and Psychology,  Philosophy of Psychology, eds. W.O'Donohue and R. Kitchener (Sage, 1996), pp. 33-49.

a.       Published in Italian as 'Epistemologia sociale e psicologia', in G. Piazza (ed.), Esperienza e conoscenza: Introduzione all'epistemologia sociale  (LCS, Milan, 1995), pp. 89-112.

15.   ____________. Talking Metaphysical Turkey about  Epistemological Chicken, and the Poop on Pidgins, in P. Galison and D. Stump (eds.), The Disunity of Science: Boundaries, Contexts. and  Power (Stanford University Press, 1996), pp. 170-86, 468-71.

16.   ____________. The Strong Program in the Rhetoric of Science. In H. Krips, J. McGuire and T. Melia (eds.) Science, Reason, and Rhetoric (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1995), pp. 95-118.

17.   ____________.  Making Science an Experimenting Society. In W. Dunn (ed.), The Experimenting Society: Essays in Honor of Donald T. Campbell, Policy Studies Annual, Volume 11 (Transaction Books, 1998), pp. 69-102.

18.   ____________. Putting People Back into the Business of Science: Constituting a National Forum for Setting the Research Agenda. In J. Collier, Scientific and Technical Communication: Theory, Practice & Policy (Sage, 1997), pp 233-6.

19.   ____________. Who's Afraid of the History of Contemporary Science? In T. Soederqvist (ed.), Contemporary Historiography of Science and Technology (Harwood Academic Publishers, 1997), pp. 245-60.

20.   ____________. The Reflexive Politics of Constructivism Revisited. In I. Velody and R. Williams (eds.), The Politics of Constructionism (Sage, 1998), pp. 83-99.

21.   ____________. Why Even Scholars Don't Get a Free Lunch in Cyberspace: My Adventures with a Tunnelvisionary. In B. Loader (ed.), The Cyberspace Divide: Agency, Equality and Autonomy in the Information Society (Routledge, 1998), pp. 133-55.

22.   ____________. Prolegomena to a World History of Science. In D. Raina and I. Habib (eds.), Situating the History of Science: Dialogues with Joseph Needham. (Oxford University Press, 1999), pp. 114-51.

a.       Translated into Chinese in Chinese Science and Scientific Revolution, eds. Liu Dun and Wang Yangzong (Liaoning Academic Press, Shenyang, 2002), pp. 721-58.

23.   ____________. Confronting the Social Character of Computers: The Challenges for Social Scientists. In M. Henry (ed.), IT in the Social Sciences (Blackwell, 1999), pp. 9-24

24.   ____________. A Social Epistemology of the Structure-Agency Craze: From Content to Context. In A. Sica (ed.), What Is Social Theory?: The Philosophical Debates (Blackwell, 1998), pp. 92-117.

25.   ____________. De como Kuhn quito mordiente a la historia de la ciencias y algunos pasos para devolverselo. [Spanish: 'How Kuhn Took the Point out of the History of Science and Some Steps Towards Its Retrieval'] In C. Solis (ed.) Alta Tension: Filosofia, Sociologia e Historia de la Ciencia (Paidos: Barcelona, 1998), pp. 145-74.

26.   _____________. What does the Sokal Hoax Say about the Prospects for Positivism? In A. Despy-Meyer and D. Devriese (eds.), Positivismes: Philosophie, Sociologie, Histoire, Sciences (Brepols: Brussels, 1999), pp. 265-83.

27.   _______________. Future Studies and the Future of Science. In Z. Sardar (ed.) Rescuing All Our Futures: The Future of Future Studies (Adamantine and Praeger Presses, 1999), pp. 176-97.

28.    _______________. Science as a Vocation: Circa 2000. In R.H. Brown and J.D. Schubert (eds.) Knowledge and Power (Teachers College Press, 2000), pp. 49-69.

29.   _______________. Social Epistemology as a Critical Philosophy of Multiculturalism. In C. McCarthy and R. Mahalingam (eds.), Multicultural Curriculum: New Directions for Social Theory, Practice and Policy (Routledge, 2000), pp. 15-36.

a.       Edited translation in Spanish as 'Multiculturalismo y enseñanza de la ciencia' ('Multiculturalism and the teaching of science'), in Leviatán, Autumn 2000, No.81, pp.49-58.

30.   ________________.  'Postmodernism', in R. McInnis (ed.) Discourse Synthesis: Studies in Historical and Contemporary Social Epistemology  (Praeger, 2001), pp. 285-300.

31.   ________________. ‘Science Studies through the Looking Glass: An Intellectual Itinerary. In U. Segerstrale (ed.), Beyond the Science Wars (SUNY Press, 2000), pp. 185-217.

32.   ________________. 'The Reenchantment of Science: A Fit End to the Science Wars?' In K. Ashman and P. Baringer (eds.), After the Science Wars (Routledge, 2000), pp. 183-208.

33.   ________________. "The Coming Biological Challenge to Social Theory and Practice." In J. Eldridge, J. MacInnes, S. Scott, C. Warhurst and A. Witz (eds) For Sociology: Legacies and Prospects. (Sociologypress, 2000), pp. 174-90.

a.       Translated into Spanish as "El Futuro Desafio Biologico a la theoria y a la practica social", LudusVitalis (Mexico) 9 (2001) 16: 65-88.

34.   ________________. "Republicanism as a Theory of Science Governance." In K. Siune (ed.) Science Under Pressure (Danish Institute for Studies in Research Policy, 2001), pp. 35-59.

35.   ________________. "Science." In T.O. Sloane (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Rhetoric (Oxford University Press, 2001), pp. 703-13.

36.   ________________. “Positivism, History of .” In N. Smelser and P. Baltes (eds) The International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences (Pergamon, 2001), pp. 11821-27.

37.   ________________. "A Catholic Stance toward Scientific Inquiry for the 21st Century." In B. Babich (ed.) Philosophy of Science, Van Gogh's Eyes, and God: Hermeneutic Essays in Honor of Patrick A. Heelan, S.J. (Kluwer, 2002), pp. 403-10.

38.   ________________. "Strategies of Knowledge Integration" in M.K. Tolba (ed.), Our Fragile World: Challenges, Opportunities for Sustainable Development (EOLSS Publishers (for UNESCO), Oxford, 2001), pp. 1215-1228.

39.   ________________. “The Changing Images of Unity and Disunity in the Philosophy of Science.” In I. Stamhuis, et al., eds. The Changing Image of the Sciences (Kluwer, 2002), pp. 173-96.

40.   ________________. “Science & Technology Studies and the Philosophy of the Social Sciences.” In S.P. Turner and P.A. Roth, eds. Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of the Social Sciences (Blackwell, 2002), pp. 207-33.

a.       Chinese translation published in World Philosophy, no. 6, 2003, pp. 50-67.

b.       Portuguese translation published in Forum Sociologico, nos. 9/10, 2003, pp. 135-62.

41.   ________________. “In Search of Vehicles for Knowledge Governance: On the Need for Institutions that Creatively Destroy Social Capital”. In N. Stehr, ed. The Governance of Knowledge (Transaction Books, 2003), pp. 41-76.

a.       Reprinted in abridged form as ‘The University as a Creative Destroyer of Social Capital’ Technikfolgenabschätzung: Theorie und Praxis (‘Technology Assessment: Theory and Practice’) (Karlsruhe) 13 (2004): 21-31.

42.   ________________. “The project of social epistemology and the elusive problem of knowledge in contemporary society’. In G. Delanty and P. Strydom (eds.), Philosophies of the Social Sciences: The Classic and Contemporary Readings (Open University Press, 2003), pp. 428-35.

a.       Expanded version translated into Portuguese: ‘O Projeto de epistemologia social e o problema esquivo do conhecimento’, Revista de Biblioteconomia de Brasilia (Jul 2001), pp. 155-66.

43.   ________________. “Back to the Future with Bioliberalism, or the Need to Reinvent Social Science (and Socialism) in the 21st Century” In N.Stehr, ed. Biotechnology: Between Commerce and Civil Society (Transaction Books, 2004), pp. 29-52.

44.   ________________. ‘Humanity as an Endangered Species in Science and Religion’. In Z. Abidin Bagir (ed.), Science and Religion in a Post-Colonial World: An Inter-faith Exploration (Australian Theological Forum, 2005), pp. 3-26.

a.       Published in Indonesian translation in Z. Abidin Bagir (ed.), Agama dan Sains: Sebuah Penjelahan Antar-agama (U. Gadjah Mada Press, Yogyakarta, 2004).

45.   ________________. “Public Understanding of Science.” In S. Restivo et al. (eds.),  The Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Society (Oxford University Press, 2005).

46.   ________________. “Thomas Kuhn.” In C. Mitcham et al. (eds.), The Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics (Macmillan, 2005).

47.   ________________. “Social Construction of Scientific Knowledge.” In C. Mitcham et al. (eds.), The Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics (Macmillan, 2005).

48.   ________________. ‘Thomas Kuhn’ in Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers, ed. J. Shook (Thoemmes, 2005).

49.   ________________. Creativity in an Orwellian Key: A Sceptic’s Guide to the Post-Sociological Imaginary. In A. Sales and M. Fournier (eds.), Knowledge, Communication and Creativity (Sage, 2006), chapter 6.

50.   ________________. Social Epistemology: Preserving the Integrity of Knowledge about Knowledge. In D. Rooney, G. Hearn, A. Ninan, eds., Handbook of the Knowledge Economy (Edward Elgar, 2005), pp. 67-79.

51.   ________________. ‘Foundations: Introduction’ in N. Stehr, C. Henning and B. Weiler (eds.), The Moralization of the Market. (Transaction Books, 2006), pp. 23-28.

52.   ________________. ‘The Market: Source or Target of Morality?’ in N. Stehr, C. Henning and B. Weiler (eds.), The Moralization of the Market. (Transaction Books, 2006), pp. 129-53.

53.   __________________. ‘Social Institutions: Introduction’ in N. Stehr, C. Henning and B. Weiler (eds.), The Moralization of the Market. (Transaction Books, 2006), pp. 182-91.

54.   __________________. ‘Seeking science in the field: Life beyond the Laboratory’. In D. Hobbs and R. Wright (eds.), Handbook of Fieldwork. (Sage, 2006), pp. 333-44.

55.   __________________. ‘Just Bullshit’ in G. Hardcastle and G. Reisch (eds.), Bullshit and Philosophy (Open Court, 2006), pp. 241-57.



Journal Articles (Refereed) [See also articles in Social Epistemology below]

1.      Fuller, S. W.   French Science (With English Subtitles), Philosophy and Literature 7 (1983): 1-14.

2.      ___________. The`Reductio ad Symbolum' and the Possibility of a `Linguistic Object', Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 13 (1983): 129-156.

3.      ___________. Disciplinary Boundaries: A Critical Synthesis, 4S Review (Journal of the Society for Social Studies of Science), Spring 1985, pp.2-16.

4.      ___________.  The Demarcation of Science: A Problem Whose Demise Has Been Greatly Exaggerated, Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, 66 (1985): 329-341.

5.      ­­­___________.  Is There a Language Game That Even the Deconstructionist Can Play? Philosophy and Literature 9 (1985): 104-109.

6.      ___________.  User-Friendliness: Friend or Foe?, Logos, 7 (1986): 93-98.

7.      ___________  and David Gorman. Burning Libraries and the Problem of Historical Consciousness, Annals of Scholarship, 4 (1987) 3: 105-22.

8.      ___________.  On Regulating What is Known: A Way to Social Epistemology, Synthese, 73 (1987) 1:145-84

9.      ____________. Social Epistemology: From the Republic, Beyond Edinburgh, and Toward the New Atlantis, Explorations in Knowledge, 5 (1988) 1: 1-10.

10.    ____________. Playing Without a Full Deck: Scientific Realism and the Cognitive Limits of Legal Theory, The Yale Law Journal, 97 (1988):549-80.

11.    ___________.  Of Conceptual Intersections and Verbal Collisions: Towards a Routing of Slezak,  Social Studies of Science (November 1989), pp. 625-37.

12.    _____________.  They Shoot Dead Horses, Don't They? Philosophical Fear and Sociological Loathing in St. Louis, Social Studies of Science (November 1990), pp. 664-81.

13.    _____________.  Simon Says 'Put Your Foot in Your Mouth', Social Studies of Science (February 1991), 149 -50.

14.    _____________.  Peer Review is Not Enough: Editors Must Work With Librarians to Ensure Access to Research. Behavioral and Brain Sciences (March 1991) pp. 147-8.

15.    _____________.  Social Epistemology and the Brave New World of Science & Technology Studies, Philosophy of the Social Sciences 21 (1991), pp. 232-244.

16.    _____________.  Rhetoric, Responsibility, and Reality: A Response to Pels and Radder, Kennis en Methode (1991) 15: 285-8.

17.    _____________.  Who Hid the Body? Rouse, Roth, and Woolgar on Social Epistemology, Inquiry 34 (1991), 391-400.

18.    _____________. One Small Step for Naturalized Epistemology, One Giant Leap for Analytic Philosophy, New Ideas in Psychology, 9 (1991) 307-14.

19.    _____________.  Is History and Philosophy of Science Withering on the Vine?, Philosophy of the Social Sciences  21 (1991): 149-74.

20.    ___________. Naturalized Epistemology Sublimated: Rapprochement Without the Ruts, Studies in History & Philosophy of Science 22 (1991): 277-93.

21.    ___________. Studying the Proprietary Grounds of Knowledge, Journal of Social Behavior and Personality (1991) vol. 6, no. 6, pp.105-28.

22.   ___________. Social Epistemology: Basic Principles and Prospects, Kennis en Methode (Netherlands, 1991) 15:251-66.

a.       Expanded version translated into Spanish as 'Epistemologia social y reconstitucion de la dimension normativa de los estudios en ciencia y tecnologia' in M. Gonzalez Garcia, J. Lopez Cerezo, J. Luis Lujan (eds.) Ciencia, Technologia y Sociedad (Ariel: Barcelona, 1997), pp. 85-97.

23.   ___________. Disciplinary Boundaries and the Rhetoric of the Social Sciences, Poetics Today, 12 (1991), pp.301-25.

a.       Reprinted in Knowledges: Historical and Critical Studies in Disciplinarity, eds. E. Messer-Davidow, D. Shumway, and D. Sylvan (University Press of Virginia, 1993), pp. 125-49.

24.    ____________.  Is Relativism Obsolete?, Science Studies, 4 (1991) 2: 5-16.

25.   ____________.  Being There with Thomas Kuhn: A Parable for Postmodern Times, History and Theory  31 (1992): 241-275.

b.       Reprinted in D. Robbins (ed.), Jean-François Lyotard, 3 vols. (Sage, 2004);

c.       Reprinted in M.J. Smith (ed.) Philosophy and Methodology of the Social Sciences, vol. 3 (Sage, 2005).

26.    ____________.  A Science Studies Agenda for Psychology of Science, Psychologie en Maatschappij, [Netherlands] (December 1992), 399-407.

27.    _____________.  A Plague on Both Your Houses: Beyond Recidivism in the Sociological Theory Debate, Canadian Journal of Sociology. 17 (1992) 62-68.

28.    _____________. What Price Creativity? A Response to Rubenson and Runco, New Ideas in Psychology (1992) 10: 161-165.

29.    _____________. The Psychopathology of an Everyday Sociologist: Why Bryant Should Buy His Philosophy of Science by Prescription Rather than Off the Shelf, Canadian Journal of Sociology 18 (1993) 65-69.

30     _____________. "Rhetoric of Science": A Doubly Vexed Expression, Southern Communication Journal 58 (1993), pp. 306-11.

a.       Expanded version appears as "Rhetoric of Science": Double the Trouble? In A. Gross and W. Keith (eds), Rhetorical Hermeneutics: Invention and Interpretation in the Age of Science (SUNY Press, 1997), pp 279-98.

31.    ____________.   A Method to Mirowski's Mad Use of Metaphor, Supplement of Volume 25. History of Political Economy, Duke University Press (1993), pp.69-82.

32.    ____________. Social Constructivism Teaching Itself a Lesson: Science Studies as a Social Movement. Danish Yearbook of Philosophy 28 (1993), pp. 47-60.

33.    ____________.  The Constitutively Social Character of Expertise. International Journal of Expert Systems   7 (1994) 1: 51-64.

a.       Reprinted in E. Selinger and R. Crease, eds. The Philosophy of Expertise (Columbia University Press, 2006), pp. 342-57.

34.   ____________.  The Reflexive Politics of Constructivism. History of the Human Sciences 7  (1994) 87-94.

a.       Reprinted in The Sociology of the Sciences, eds. H. Nowotny and K. Taschwer Vol. II, chap. 28 (Edward Elgar, 1996).

35.    ____________.Multikulturalismen och universitetens framtid: En miljo som den konstruktivistiska forskningen forsummat. (Swedish) [Multiculturalism and the Future of the University: A Neglected Site for Constructivist Research.] VEST 7 (1994) 1: 25-36.

36.    ____________. Making Agency Count: A Brief Foray into the Foundations of Social Theory. American Behavioral  Scientist 37 (1994): 741-753.

37.   ____________. Das Universität aus sozialkonstruktivistischer Perspektive. (German) Deutsche Zeitschrift für Philosophie 42 (1994), 455-472.

a.       Published in English as "Rethinking the University from a Social Constructivist Standpoint". Science Studies 7 (1994), 1:4-16.

38.    ____________.Teaching Thomas Kuhn to Teach the Cold War Vision of Science. Contention  4 (1994): 81-106.

39.   ____________. The Sphere of Critical Thinking in a Post-Epistemic World.  Informal Logic (Winter 1994), pp. 39-54.

a.       Earlier version in Revue Romaine de Philosophie (Romania) 36 (1992), pp.7-22.

b.       Earlier version in Working Notes for the AAAI Spring Symposium on Cognitive Aspects of Knowledge Acquisition., ed. B. Gaines (University of Calgary Knowledge Science Institute, 1992), pp.88-100.

40.   ____________.  Towards a Philosophy of Science Accounting: A Critical Rendering of Instrumental Rationality. Science in Context 7 (1994): 591-621

a.       Reprinted in Accounting as Science: Natural Inquiry and Commercial Reason, ed. M. Power (Cambridge University Press, 1996).

41.    _____________.  Why Post-Industrial Society Never Came: What a False Prophecy Can Teach Us about the Impact of Technology on Academia. Academe, vol. 80, no. 6 (November 1994), pp. 22-8.

42.    _____________. The Social Epistemologist in Search of a Position from Which to Argue, Argumentation 8 (1994), pp. 163-83.

43.    ______________. Is consequentialism better regarded as a form of reasoning or as a pattern of behavior? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 17 (1994), pp. 16-17.

44.   ______________. Cognitive Science of Science: The Wave of the Future or a Blast from the Past? Psycoloquy 5 (1994), 70. [electronically available at ]

45.    ______________. The Governance of Big Science: On the Wisdom of Solomon, Informal Logic (Winter 1994), pp. 59-60.

46.    ______________. Being Civil with Scientists: Response to Wolpert and Weinberg. Social Studies of Science, 24 (1994), pp. 751-7.

47.    ____________. Cyberplatonism: An Inadequate Constitution for the Republic of Science, The Information Society 11 (1995), pp 293-304.

48.    ____________. Cybermaterialism, or Why There Is No Free Lunch in Cyberspace, The Information Society 11(1995), pp 325-32.

49.    ______________. From Pox to Pax? Response to Labinger. Social Studies of Science 25 (1995), pp. 309-14.

50.    _____________ . The Voices of Rhetoric and Politics in Social Epistemology: For a Critical-Rationalist Multiculturalism. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 25 (1995), pp. 512-22.

51.    _____________.  On the Motives of the New Sociology of Science. History of the Human Sciences 8 (1995) 117-24.

52.    _____________. Recent Work in Social Epistemology. American Philosophical Quarterly  33 (1996) 149-66.

53.   _____________. Does Science Put an End to History, or History to Science? Social Text 46/47 (1996): 27-42.

a.       An expanded version of the article appears under the title, "Does Science Put an End to History, or History to Science?: Or, Why Being Pro-Science is Harder Than You Think," in A. Ross (ed.), Science Wars (Durham NC: Duke University Press, 1996), pp. 29-60.

54.    ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_____________. Social Epistemology and the Recovery of the Normative in the Post-Epistemic Era, Journal of Mind and Behavior  vol. 17 (1996) 2: 83-98.

55.    _____________. Reflexivity: Where's the Rub? Mexican Journal of Behavior Analysis 22 (1996): 227-45.

56.    ______________. Rediscovering the Contexts of Discovery and Justification of Scientific Knowledge. Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society 16 (1996): 167-70. (followed by commentary in that and the following issue of journal).

58.    _____________. Critical commentary on Arthur Diamond's "The Economics of Science", Knowledge and Policy  9 (1996) 2/3, pp. 60-70.

59.    _____________. Why Practice Does Not Make Perfect: Some Additional Support for Stephen Turner's The Social Theory of Practice, Human Studies  20 (1997), pp. 1-9.

60.    _____________. (Donald) Campbell's Failed Cultural Materialism. Evolution and Cognition 3, 1 (1997): 58-62.

61.    _____________. The Secularization of Science and a New Deal for Science Policy. Futures 29 (1997): 483-504.

62.    _____________. Is Science Policy Superstitious? The View from Mars. Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 22 (1997): 194-8.

63.    _____________. Divining the Future of Social Theory: From Theology to Rhetoric via Social Epistemology. European Journal of Social Theory 1 (1998): 107-26

64.    _____________. Society's Shifting Human-Computer Interface: A Sociology of Knowledge for the Information Age. Information, Communication and Society 1 (1998): 182-98.

65.    _____________. L'epistemologia sociale e la ricostruzione della dimensione normativa dell a filosofia e della sociologia della scienza.(Italian) [Social epistemology and the reconstruction of the normative dimension of the philosophy and sociology of science] Fenomenologia e Societa 22 (1998) 1: 11-26

66.   ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_____________. The First Global Cyberconference on Public Understanding of Science. Public Understanding of Science 7 (1998): 329-341

a.       Translated into Portuguese as "A Primeira Ciberconferencia Global sobre 'Public Understanding of Science', in J.A. Branganca de Miranda and E.J. Federico da Silviera (eds.), As Ciencias da Communicacao Na Viragem do Seculo (Vega Editora, Lisbon, 2002), pp. 313-27.

67.    _____________. Author's response to David Hess's review of Science. Metascience 7(1998): 316-319.

68.   _____________. An Intelligent Person's Guide to Intelligent Design Theory. Rhetoric and Public Affairs 1 (1998): 603-10.

a.       Reprinted in J.A. Campbell and S.C. Meyer, eds., Darwinism, Design, and Public Education (U. Michigan Press, 2003), pp. 533-42.

69.    _____________. Making the University Fit for Critical Intellectuals: Recovering from the Ravages of the Postmodern Condition. British Educational Research Journal 25 (1999): 583-95.

70.    _____________. From Conant's Education Strategy to Kuhn's Research Strategy. Science and Education 9 (2000): 21-37.

71.    _____________. Whose Bad Writing? Philosophy and Literature 23 (1999) 1: 174-180.

72.        _____________. Is the Lifeliner Objectively Free? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (1999) 894-895.

73.        _____________. Authorizing Science Studies: Why We Have Never Had Paradigms. American Anthropologist 101 (1999) 2: 379-81.

74.        _____________. Epistemology in Your Face. History of the Human Sciences 12 (1999) 4: 49-56  

75.        _____________. Why Science Studies Has Never Been Critical of Science: Some Recent Lessons on How to Be a Helpful Nuisance and a Harmless Radical. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 30 (2000) 5-32.

76.        _____________. Is Science Studies Lost in the Kuhnian Plot? On the Way Back from Paradigms to Movements. Science as Culture. 8 (1999): 405-35.

a.       Spanish translation: "Se han extraviado los estudios de la ciencia en la trauma kuhniana? Sobre el regreso de los paradigmas a los movimientos." In A. Ibarra and J. Lopez Cerezo (eds.) Desafios y Tensiones Actuales en Ciencia, Tecnologia y Sociedad (Biblioteca Nueva, Organizacion de Estados Iberoamericanos, 2001), pp. 71-98.

77.   _____________. Some Steps towards the Recovery of Technical Writing as a Democratic Art: An Historicist Plea for Rhetoric. Science and Engineering Ethics. 5 (1999): 479-83.

78.   William Keith, ____________, Alan Gross, Michael Leff. Taking Up the Challenge: A Response to Simons. Quarterly Journal of Speech 85 (1999): 330-8.

79.   _____________. In Search of an Alternative Sociology of Philosophy. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 30 (2000): 246-57.

80.   _____________. Governing Science before It Governs Us. Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 25 (2000) 2: 95-100

81.   _____________. Increasing Science's Governability: Response to Hans Radder. Science, Technology and Human Values 25 (2000): 527-34.

82.   _____________. The Republic of Science: A Great Idea -- But Not Polanyi's, Minerva 38 (2000): 26-32

83.   _____________. Against an Uncritical Sense of Adaptiveness. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 23 (2000) 5: 750-1

84.   _____________. A Very Qualified Success, Indeed: The Case of Anthony Giddens and British Sociology. Canadian Journal of Sociology 25 (2000) 507-516.

85.   _____________. Knowledge R.I.P.? Resurrecting Knowledge Requires Rediscovering the University. TAMARA 1 (2001) 1: 60-67. ( )

a.       Translated into Finnish as “Tieto levätköön rauhassa?” Tiede & Edistys 2003 (1): 62-72.

86.  _____________. The Darwinian Left: A Rhetoric of Realism or Reaction? POROI 1 (2001) 1

87.  _____________. How we can all be winners in the Science Wars: Beyond Ethics and Competence and back to Emotions. Scipolicy 1 (2001) Spring/Summer:

88.  _____________. Science and the sociology of science from the standpoint of Social Epistemology: Response to Bricmont and Sokal. Scipolicy 1 (2001) Spring/Summer:

89.  _____________. Prolegomena to a Sociology of Philosophy in the 20th Century English-Speaking World. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 32 (2002): 151-177. 

a.       Republished in Chinese as 'The Fate of Philosophy in the 20th Century English-Speaking World'. In Contemporary Western Philosophical Trends (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, no. 2, 2004).

b.      Republished in Chinese as chapter 1 of  O. Kang, ed.Contemporary British and American Philosophy (People’s Press, 2005).

90.  _____________. Must We All Be Kuhnians Now? Metascience 10 (2001) 171-9.

91.  _____________. A Fuller Version of Thomas Kuhn: Response to Roth and Mirowski. History of the Human Sciences 14 (2001): 111-17.

92.   _____________. A Critical Guide to Knowledge Society Newspeak: or, How Not to Take the Great Leap Back to the Feudal Future. Current Sociology 49(4) 2001: 177-201.

a.       Translated into Spanish as "Guida critica para el nuevo lenguaje de la sociedad del conocimiento: como no deshacer el camino andado." In J. Lopez Cerezo and J. Sanchez Ron (eds.) Ciencia, Technologia, Sociedad y Cultura en el Cambio de Siglo (Biblioteca Nueva, Organizacion de Estados Iberoamericanos, 2001), pp. 191-218.

93.   _____________. Looking for Sociology after 11 September. Sociological Research On-Line. 6 (2001) 3,

94.   _____________. Is There Philosophical Life after Kuhn? Philosophy of Science 68 (2001) 565-72.

95.   _____________. The arguments of The Governance of Science. Futures 34 (2002): 174-177.

96.   _____________. Will sociology find some new concepts before the US finds Osama bin Laden? Sociological Research On-Line 6 (2002) 4,

97.   _____________. Governing Science: a reply to critics. Futures 34 (2002): 457-64.

98.   _____________. Karmic Darwinism: The Emerging Alliance between Science and Religion. Tijdschrift voor Filosofie (Belgium) 64 (2002): 697-722.

99.   _____________. Demystifying Gnostic Scientism. Rhetoric and Public Affairs 5 (2002): 718-29.

100.            _____________. Making up the past: a response to Sharrock and Leudar. History of the Human Sciences 15 (2002) 4: 115-23

101.            _____________. ‘Social Capital’: What’s in a Name? New Academy Review 1 (2002) 3: 18-20.

102.            _____________. Too Many People or Too Little Will?: Science and the Deformation of Development Policy. Scipolicy 2 (1), Fall 2002. On-line journal.

103.            _____________. Making it real: on Hacking and the past. History of the Human Sciences 16 (2003) 2: 123-5.

104.            _____________. Can universities solve the problem of knowledge in society without succumbing to the knowledge society? Policy Futures in Education 1 (2003) 1: 108-26.

105.            _____________. Karl Popper and the Reconstitution of the Rationalist Left. Science Studies 16 (2003) 1: 22-37. 

a.       Translated into Russian, in Voprosi Filosofii (‘Problems of Philosophy’) 7 (2004): 110-24.

b.       Republished (slightly edited) in I. Jarvie, K. Milford and D. Miller (eds.), Karl Popper: A Centenary Assessment. (Ashgate, 2006), vol. 3, chap. 57.

106.            _____________. Mitä Ihmisyys On, Sitä Ovat Myös Yhteiskuntantieteet. (‘As humanity goes, so too Social Science’ in Finnish) Sosiologia 1 (2003) 3-9.  

107.            _____________. The University: A social technology for producing universal knowledge. Technology in Society 25 (2003): 217-234.

108.            _____________. When History Outsmarts Computers. Futures 35 (2003): 769-772.

109.            _____________. Toward a Gestalt shift in our understanding of Kuhn’s and Popper’s debt to psychology. Svensk Neuropsykologi (‘Swedish Neuropsychology’) 15 (2003) 3-4: 24-7.

110.          _____________. The Globalization of Rhetoric and Its Discontents. POROI 2, 2, November 2003.

111.            ____________. The Unended Quest for Legitimacy in Science. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 33 (2003): 472-478.

112.            _____________. The Critique of Intellectuals in a Time of Pragmatist Captivity. History of the Human Sciences 16 (4) 2003: 19-38.

113.            _______________. “Is Science Governable after the Kuhnian Paradigm? Safeguarding Organized Inquiry in the Emerging Bioliberal Era.” Socialiniai Mokslai (‘Social Sciences’ [Lithuania]]) Vol. 40 (2003).

114.            _______________. “La ciencia de la ciudadanía: más allá de la necesidad de expertos” (‘Citizen Science: Transcending the need for experts’), Isegoria, no. 28 (July 2003), pp. 33-53 [Spain]

115.            _______________. “If Knowledge Always Is, Why Hasn’t There Always Been Ontology?” IEEE Intelligent Systems (Jan/Feb 2004), pp. 73-4.

116.            _______________. “The Future of Scientific Justice: The Case of the Sceptical Environmentalist.” Futures 36 (2004): 631-6.

117.            _______________. Descriptive vs Revisionary Social Epistemology: the Former as Seen by the Latter, Episteme 1/1 (2004): 23-34.

118.            _______________. Intellectuals: an endangered species in the 21st century? Economy and Society 33 (2004): 463-83.

119.            _______________. The Critique of Intellectuals: a response to some critical intellectuals. History of the Human Sciences 17 (4) 2004: 123-30.

120.            _______________. Recovering the left from Darwin in the 21st century. Futures 36 (2004): 1105-11.

121.            _______________. ‘This season in Ibansk: Heidegger, Kuhn and Intellectuals in Pragmatist Captivity’. Published (in Russian translation), Epistemologja & Filsofija Nauki (‘Epistemology and Philosophy of Science’), 2 (1) 2004: 168-94.

122.            _______________. Philosophy taken seriously but without self-loathing: A response to Harpine. Philosophy and Rhetoric 38 (2005): 72-81.

123.            _______________. Is STS Revolutionary or Merely Revolting? Science Studies 18 (2005) 1: 75-83.

124.            _______________. A Parting Shot at the Misunderstanding: Fuller vs Kuhn, Metascience 14 (2005): 19-32

125.            _______________. On Being Buried with Praise: A Response to Critics, Philosophy and Rhetoric (2005) 38: 275-80.

126.            _______________. Pro Machiavelli: Response to Kellner. Canadian Journal of Sociology Online. September-October 2005.

127.            _______________. Kuhnenstein, or the Importance of Being Read. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 35 (2005): 480-98.

128.            _______________. Another Sense of the Information Age. Information, Communication and Society 8 (2005): 459-63.

129.            _______________. What Makes Universities Unique? Updating the Ideal for an Entrepreneurial Age. Higher Education Management and Policy. 17/3 (2005): 22-49.

a.       Published in Russian translation, Problems of Education (2005) 2: 50-76.

130.            _______________. Vatican Faces and Vegas Hearts. Society. 43/4 (2006): 48-52.

131.            _______________. Notes towards a Renaissance in British Sociology: Response to Turner. British Journal of Sociology 57 (2006) 2: 199-204.

132.            _______________. The Public Intellectual as an Agent of Justice: In Search of a Regime. Philosophy and Rhetoric (2006) 39: 147-56.

133.            _______________. Re-defining Humanity and the Emerging Ideological Conflict. (in Chinese) Social Science Journal (Liaoning Academy of Social Sciences), 164, no. 3 (2006), pp. 62-64.

134.            _______________. Intelligent Design Theory: A Site for Contemporary Sociology of Knowledge. Canadian Journal of Sociology 31 (2006): 277-89.

135.            _______________. Designing an Exit Strategy from Darwinism. Futures 38 (2006): 1132-37.



Journal Publications in Social Epistemology

(As the journal’s executive editor, 1987-1997, I had primary responsibility for fitting all papers into the appropriate formats. I also wrote the Preview for each issue. Listed below are the pieces in which I am identified as author or interviewer. Articles from 1998 onward have been peer-reviewed.)

1. Statement of Purpose, in 1,1 (1987), pp.1-4.

2. Provocation on Belief, Part Three in 1.1 (1987), pp.102-105.

3. Interview with Marc De Mey on the possibility of Cognitive Science as a focal point for Science Studies, in 1,1 (1987), pp. 83-95.

4. Review of La Connaissance Ordinaire by Michel Maffesoli, in 1.1 (1987), pp. 109-111.

5. Introduction to the Symposium on Ethnocentrism and Knowledge Production, in 1.2 (1987), pp.117-21.

6. Commentary on Harry Redner's 'Pathologies of Science', in 1.3 (1987), pp. 265-6.

7. Toward Objectivism and Relativism (Review essay on Randall Albury's The Politics of Objectivity and David Wong's Moral Relativity), in 1.4 (1987), pp. 351-61.

8. Provocation on Reproducing Perspectives, Part Three, in 2.1 (1988), pp. 99-101.

9. Introduction to the Open Peer Commentary 'In Defense of Relativism', in 2.3 (1988), pp. 197-9.

10. Why Narrative Is Not Enough (Part of debate on law, practice, interpretation and argument), in 5.1 (1991), pp. 70-4.

11. On Rosenwein and Gorman's Simulation of Social Epistemology, in 9,1 (1995), pp. 81-6.

12. Interdisciplinary Rhetoric: Lessons for Both Rhetor and Rhetorician, in 9,2 (1995), pp. 201-4.

13. Can Knowledge Have a Happy Ending?, in 12,1 (1998), pp. 89-94.

14. The Science Wars: Who Exactly is the Enemy?, in 13, 4 (1999): 243-50.

a.            Originally published in Japanese: Sekai, Jan 1999, pp. 196-208.

15. Response to the Japanese Social Epistemologists: Some Ways Forward for the 21st Century, in 13, 4 (1999), pp. 273-302

16. Not the best of all possible critiques (response to Heidi Grasswick), in 16 (2002): 149-56.

17. On the need to extend peer review: a reply to Kihara, in 17 (2003): 74-7.

18. The Case of Fuller vs Kuhn, in 18 (2004): 3-49.


Book Review Essays (Invited)

1.____________. The Cognitive Turn in Sociology, on Advances in Social Theory and Methodology, eds. K. Knorr-Cetina and A. Cicourel, in Erkenntnis, (1984) 21: 439-450.

2. ____________. Is It Really All That Relative?, on M. Mulkay's The Word and the World, in EASST Newsletter, November 1986.

3. ____________. Back to Descartes? The Very Idea!, on S. Woolgar's Science: the Very Idea, in Social Studies of Science, May 1989

4. ____________. Why Not a Unified Rhetoric of Inquiry?, on J. Nelson et al., The Rhetoric of the Human Sciences, in Annals of Scholarship (1989) 6, pp. 311-317.

5. ____________. Philosophy of Science Since Kuhn: Readings on the Revolution That Has Yet to Come, in Choice, December 1989, pp. 595-601.

6. ____________. Naturalism Historicized, or Back to Hegel, on The Process of Science, ed. N. Nersessian, in Erkenntnis, (July 1990), pp. 121-129.

7._____________. Why Epistemology Just Might Be(come) Sociology, on P. Roth's Meaning and Method in the Social Sciences and J. Rouse's Knowledge and Power, in Philosophy of the Social Sciences (March 1990), pp. 99-109.

8._____________: Representing Science, on M. Mulkay's Sociology of Science and M. Lynch & S. Woolgar's (eds.) Representation in Scientific Practice, in American Scientist (July-August 1991), pp. 361-363.

9._____________. Of Fish and Foul, on S. Fish's Doing What Comes Naturally and R. Posner's Law and Literature, in Annals of Scholarship 8 (1991) 3/4: 487-95.

10.____________. 1916 and All That: A Tale of Two Titans, on D. Campbell's Methodology and Epistemology and H. Simon's Models of My Life, in Knowledge and Policy 4 (1991/2) 4: 79-83.

11.____________.Does Science Compute?, on J. Shrager and P. Langley's (ed.) Computational Models of Scientific Discovery and Theory Formation, in Philosophical Psychology 5 (1992), pp. 97-101.

12. ____________.Critical Notice: David Bloor's Knowledge and Social Imagery (Second Edition), in Philosophy of Science 60 (1993) 1: 158-170.

13. ____________. Straightening Out the Scientific Image, on G. Boehme's Coping with Science, S. Cole's Making Science, M. Midgley's Science As Salvation, and M. Rothman's The Science Gap, in Isis 84 (1993): 542-7.

14.____________. The End of History and the Last Man: A Point of Departure for Science & Technology Studies?, on F. Fukuyama's The End of History and the Last Man, in EASST Newsletter, Spring 1993, pp. 3-6.

15. ____________. Aer STS en social rörelse? (Swedish), "Is STS a social movement?" On R. Eyerman & A. Jamison, Social Movements: Cognitive Approach, in VEST 6/1 (1993), pp. 75-80.

16. ____________. What Dreyfus Still Can't See, on H. Dreyfus' What Computers Still Can't Do, in EASST Newsletter, September 1993, pp. 11-14.

17. ____________. Accounting for Science in a Silver Age, on S. Cole's Making Science and P. Kitcher's The Advancement of Science, in The American Scientist May/June (1994), pp. 295-6.

18._____________.Can Science Studies Be Spoken in a Civil Tongue?, on L. Wolpert's The Unnatural Nature of Science and S. Weinberg's Dreams of a Final Theory, in Social Studies of Science, 24 (1994), pp. 143-68.

19._____________. Mortgaging the Farm to Save the (Sacred) Cow, a review essay of P. Kitcher's The Advancement of Science, in Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 25 (1994), pp. 251-61.

20._____________. Underlaborers for Science, on W. Callebaut's Taking the Naturalistic Turn, in Science, 264 (13 May 1994), pp. 982-3.

21._____________. Does the New Age Delegitimate the Mainstream? on D. Hess's Science in the New Age, in Metascience 5 (1994) 39-42.

22._____________. Social Science without Causes, Social Criticism without Effects, on J. Bohman's New Philosophy of Social Science, in Theory and Psychology (1995), no. 1, pp. 165-7.

23. _____________. A Tale of Two Cultures and Other Higher Superstitions, on P. Gross and N. Levitt's Higher Superstition , in History of the Human Sciences 8 (1995) 115-25.

a.            Shorter version in Democratic Culture, Fall 1994.

b.            Translated into Swedish as 'Omde tva kulturerna och andra vidskepligheter', Tvarsnitt 17/4 (1995), pp. 54-61

24. _____________. Is There Life for Sociological Theory After the Sociology of Scientific Knowledge?, on U. Beck et al., Reflexive Modernization; M. Gibbons et al., The New Production of Knowledge; A. Giddens, New Rules of Sociological Method (2nd edn); N. Stehr, Knowledge Societies, in Sociology  29 (1995), 159-66.

25. _____________. Enlightened Hybrids or Transcendental Mongrels? The Place of Science Studies in the History of the Human Sciences, on C. Fox et al. eds., Inventing Human Science; S.L. Star, ed., Ecologies of Knowledge, in History of the Human Sciences, 9 (1996): 122-31.

26. _____________. For Whom the Net Tolls, on R. Peek and G. Newby (eds.), Scholarly Publishing: The Electronic Frontier, in Nature, 11 July 1996.

27._____________. Life in the Knowledge Society:  A Case of Some Really Artificial Intelligence, on F. Webster's Theories of the Information Society and D. Morley and K. Robins' Spaces of Identity, in Theory, Culture and Society 14 (1997): 143-55.

28._____________. Review essay, on K. Ford et al., eds., Android Epistemology; D. MacKenzie, Knowing Machines, in The Information Society 13 (1997): 289-93.            

29.­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_­____________. An Odyssey in the Land of the Cyclopes, on P. Gross et al. (eds.), The Flight from Science and Reason, Metascience 7 (1998): 27-39.

30. _____________. Boundaries Not Established, on J. Barrow, Impossibility, in Science 280 (29 May) 1998: 1396-7.

31. _____________. Review essay of M. Castells, The Information Age (3 vols.), Science, Technology and Human Values. 24 (1999): 159-66.

32. ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_____________. One small step for philosophy. One giant leap for the sociology of knowledge, on R. Collins, The Sociology of Philosophies. Contemporary Sociology 28 (1999):277-80.

33. _____________. Biology Socialised, on U. Segerstrale, Defenders of the Truth. Interdisciplinary Science Reviews. 25 (2000): 233-6.

34. _____________. Review essay of A. Sokal and J. Bricmont, Intellectual Impostures, Metascience 9 (2000): 367-72.

35. _____________. Social Epistemology: A Philosophy for Sociology or a Sociology for Philosophy? Review essay of R. Collins, The Sociology of Philosophies; A. Goldman, Knowing in a Social World. Sociology 34 (2000) 573-8.

36. _____________. Adorno's Last Stand. Review essay, on T. Adorno, Introduction to Sociology, in European Journal of Social Theory, 3 (2000) 499-508.

37. _____________. Quo Vadis, Social Theory? Review essay, on J.R. Hall, Cultures of Inquiry, in History and Theory 40 (2001): 360-71.

38. _____________. With Friends Like This, Who Needs Enemies? Review essay of A. Bird, Thomas Kuhn, Metascience, March 2002.

39._____________. The Pride of Losers: A Genealogy of the Philosophy of Science. Review essay of J. Kadvany, Imre Lakatos and the Guises of Reason. History and Theory 41 (2002): 392-409.

a.            Reprinted in Galileo (Latin American online journal of metascience: ) no. 26, October 2002

40._____________. Science’s Philosopher-Guardian, on P. Kitcher, Science, Truth and Democracy, Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 27 (2002): 154-6.

41. _____________. A Metaphysics for Science, on R. Nozick, Invariances, Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 27 (2002): 156-8.

42.   _____________. Books reconsidered: T. Kuhn, Structure of Scientific Revolutions (40th anniversary), Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, December 2002.

43.   _____________. Science Policy Overcultured, on S. Jasanoff, Designs on Nature. EMBO Reports, September 2005.

44.   _____________. Review essay of B. Latour, The Politics of Nature, Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 30 (2005) 3: 284-8.

45.   _____________. Review essay of N. Koertge, ed. Scientific Values and Civic Virtues, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 8 March 2006,

46.   _____________. France’s Last Sociologist. Review essay of M. Grenfell, Pierre Bourdieu: Agent Provocateur, Economy and Society 35 (2006) 2: 314-23.

47.   _____________. If There’s a War, Please Direct Me to the Battlefield. Review essay of C. Mooney, The Republican War on Science,, posted 27 March 2006.

a.       Re-published with Postscript in J. Holbo, ed. Looking for a Fight: Is There a Republican War n Science? (Parlor Press, West Lafayette IN, 2006), pp. 44-73.

48.   _____________. The Philosophical Buck Stops Here. Review essay of G. Reisch, How the Cold War Transformed Philosophy of Science. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 36 (2006): 355-66.


Short Book Reviews (Invited)

American Journal of Sociology: Social Science and the Challenge of Relativism, 2 vols. by L. Hazelrigg (Mar 1990); The Nazi War on Cancer by R. Proctor (Nov 2001).

British Journal for the History of Science: Uncertain Knowledge by R.G.A. Dolby (June 1998); Thomas Kuhn and the Science Wars by Z. Sardar (March 2001); Karl Popper: The Formative Years, 1902-1945 by M. Hacohen (Sept 2001); A Parting of the Ways: Carnap, Cassirer and Heidegger by M. Friedman (Dec 2001); Scientific Controversies, eds. P. Machamer and M. Pera (March 2002); The One Culture? eds. J. Labinger and H. Collins and Who Rules in Science? by J.R. Brown

British Journal of Sociology: Unhastening Science by D. Pels. (vol. 55, no. 1, 2004).

Canadian Journal of Sociology: Cognitive Relativism and Social Science, eds. D. Raven et al. (Dec 1992); Historical Ontology by I. Hacking  (Sep 2004); Values in Conflict by P. Axelrod

Canadian Philosophical Reviews: Objects of All Sorts by V. Descombes (Jul 1987), Horizons of Continental Philosophy, ed. H. Silverman (May 1989), The Past Within Us by R. Martin (Aug 1990), Knowledge and Politics, eds. V. Meja and N. Stehr (Aug 1991), Spectacles and Predicaments by E. Gellner (Apr 1991), Picoeconomics by G. Ainslie (Oct 1992), Simulating Science by M. Gorman (Dec 1992), Microsociology by T. Scheff (Aug 1993).

Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology: Practical Knowledge by N. Stehr (Nov 1993).

Choice (US College Library Review Journal): Peirce's Theory of Scientific Discovery by R. Tursman (Oct 1987), Purpose, Necessity, and Social Theory by M. Mandelbaum (Oct 1987), Critical Social Science by B. Fay (Dec 1987), Choice by A. Donagan (Feb 1988), Meaning and Method in the Social Sciences by P. Roth (Mar 1988), Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 2 vols. by J.O. Wisdom (Apr 1988), Narrative Knowing in the Human Sciences by D. Polkinghorne (Sep 1988), Arcaheology and the Methodology of Science by J. Kelley and M. Hanen (Dec 1988), Philosophy of Social Science by A. Rosenberg (Jan 1989), Real People by K. Wilkes (Apr 1989), The Rational and the Social by J.R. Brown (Jun 1989), Postmodern Social Analysis and Criticism by J. Murphy (Dec 1989), Discovering by R.S. Root-Bernstein (Mar 1990), The Chances of Explanation by P. Humphreys (May 1990), Universals by D. Armstrong (Jun 1990), Three Treatments of Universals by Roger Bacon, trans. T. Maloney (Jun 1990), The Moral Domain, ed. T. Wren (Sep 1990), The Science of Pleasure by H. Ferguson (Dec 1990), Reason and Morality by R. Fumerton (Dec 1990), Heuristic Research by C. Moustakas (Jan 1991), The Justification of Science and the Rationality of Religious Belief by M. Banner (Mar 1991), Berkeley's Revolution in Vision by M. Atherton (Apr 1991), Theories of Science in Society, eds. S. Cozzens and T. Gieryn (May 1991), Interpreting Evolution by J. Birx (Nov 1991), The New Aspects of Time by M. Capek (Oct 1991), Time and Experience by P. MacInerney (Dec 1991), Models of My Life by H. Simon (Dec 1991), Scientism by T. Sorell (Feb 1992), Time, Space, and Philosophy by C. Ray (Apr 1992), Chronotypes, eds. J. Bender and D. Wellbery (Apr 1992), Liaisons by A. Goldman (Jul 1992), Philosophy and AI, eds. R. Cummins and J. Pollock (Sep 1992), The Professional Quest for Truth by  S. Fuchs (Nov 1992), Blind Realism by R. Almeder (Nov 1992), Philosophy of Science, Cognitive Psychology, and Educational Theory and Practice, eds. R. Duschl and R. Hamilton (Dec 1992),  Shaping Technology/Building Society, eds. W. Bijker and J. Law (Mar 1993), Renewing Philosophy by H. Putnam (May 1993), Popper in China, eds. W. Newton-Smith and J. Tianji (May 1993), In Search for a Better World by K. Popper (May 1993), Understanding Science by A. Strahler (Jun 1993), World Changes, ed. P. Horwich (Oct 1993), Knowledge without Expertise by R. Sassower (Nov 1993), Popper's Views on Natural and Social Science by C. Simkin (Dec 1993), Philosophical Applications of Cognitive Science by A. Goldman (Jan 1994), Beyond Relativism by R. Masters (Feb 1994), Scientific Failure, eds. T. Horowitz and A. Janis (Apr 1994), The Play of Nature by R. Crease (May 1994), Between Philosophy and Social Science by M. Horkheimer (Sep 1994), On Max Horkheimer, eds. S. Benhabib et al. (Sep 1994), Kant and the Mind by A. Brook (Oct 1994), Smoke and Mirrors by J.R. Brown (Nov 1994).

Contemporary Sociology: About Science by B. Barnes (Nov 1986)

Informal Logic: Persuading Science, eds. M. Pera and W. Shea (Winter 1993)

Information, Communication and Society: Modernity and Technology, eds. T. Misa et al.

International Studies in Philosophy: Science as Power by S. Aronowitz (1992, no. 3), Science as Salvation by M. Midgley (1994, no. 1), Wild Knowledge by W. Wright (1995, no. 1), The Advancement of Science by P. Kitcher; Injustice and Restitution by S.D. Ross (1995, no. 4).

International Studies in the Philosophy of Science: Facing Up by S. Weinberg (vol. 16, no. 3, 2002)

Isis: The Rational and the Social by J.R. Brown (Sep 1991), Science and its Fabrication by A. Chalmers (Dec 1991), Essays on the Theory of Scientific Cognition by J. Kmita (Jun 1992), Scientism by T. Sorell (Dec 1992), Beyond Reason ed. G. Munevar (Mar 1993), Pandora's Hope by B. Latour (Jun 2000); The Invention of Modern Science by I. Stengers (Jun 2002); Return to Reason by S. Toulmin (Sep 2004)

Journal of the American Forensic Association: Rationality and Relativism eds. M. Hollis and S. Lukes (Fall 1984).

Journal of the History of Economic Thought: Machine Dreams by P. Mirowski (Jun 2003)

Philosophy and Literature: The Concept of Reason in French Classical Literature: 1635-1690 by J. Haight (Apr 1986).

Philosophy and Rhetoric: Communication and Knowledge by R. Cherwitz and J. Hikins (Fall 1988).

Philosophy of Science: Understanding and Explanation by K-O Apel (Mar 1986), Science as Social Knowledge by H. Longino (Jun 1993).

Philosophy of the Social Sciences:  Space Perception and the Philosophy of Science by P. Heelan (Sept 1986), Hermes by M. Serres (Dec 1986).

Public Understanding of Science: What is This Thing Called Science? (3rd edn) by A. Chalmers (in press)

Review of Metaphysics:  Science as Power, by S. Aronowitz (Sept 1989).

Science, Technology, and Human Values:  Shaping Written Knowledge by C. Bazerman (Winter 1991); Engaging Science by J. Rouse (Winter 1998); The Road since Structure by T. Kuhn (Spring 2001).

Sociological Research Online: The Third Culture by J. Brockman (Spring 1996).

Sociology: Beyond Left and Right by A. Giddens (May 1995); Social Science by G. Delanty (Feb 1999)

Teaching Philosophy: The Tradition of Philosophy eds. H. Hall and N. Bowie  (1988. no. 1).


Conference Proceedings

1. Fuller, S. W.      Recovering Philosophy From Rorty,  PSA  1982, vol. 1, eds. T. Nickles and P. Asquith  (Philosophy of Science Association, 1982), pp. 373-383.

2. ___________. Theory and Practice Revisited. Abstracts of Sections 10 and 11 of the 7th  International Congress of Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science (Salzburg, 1983), pp. 140-143.

3. ___________. The Elusiveness of Consensus in Science,  PSA 1986, vol. 2, eds. A. Fine & P. Machamer  (Philosophy of Science Association, 1987), pp.  106-119.

4. ___________  and Charles Willard. In Defense of  Relativism: Rescuing Incommensurability from the Self-Excepting Fallacy, in Argumentation: Perspectives and  Approaches, eds. F. van Eemeren and R. Grootendorst (Foris, 1987), pp. 313-20.

5. ___________.  Picking the Winners in the Knowledge Sweepstakes, or How the Social Epistemologist Reads the Success of Economics and the Failure of Political Science, Spheres of Argument, ed. B. Gronbeck (Speech Communication Association, 1989), pp. 239-244.

6. ___________. Some Twists in the Cognitive Turn, PSA 1990, vol. 2, eds. A. Fine, M. Forbes, and L. Wessels (Philosophy of Science Association, 1991), pp. 445-448.

7. ___________.  Retrieving the Point of the Realism-Instrumentalism Debate: Mach vs. Planck on Science Education Policy.  PSA 1994, vol. 1, eds. D. Hull, M. Forbes, and R. Burian (Philosophy of Science Association, 1994), pp. 200-207.

8. ___________. Must Philosophy OF Science Be Philosophy FOR Science?: The Hidden Legacy of Popper and Feyerabend. Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 70 (1996) 1: 81-83.

9.       ___________. The Underestimated Importance of Translation in the Spread of Knowledge. Keynote Address. In L. Lundqvist, H. Picht, J. Qvistgaard (eds.), Proceedings of the 11th European Symposium on Language for Special Purposes (Copenhagen Business School, 1998), pp. 54-68.

10.   ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­__________. The Truth about Science in the Postmodern Condition. In D.O. Dahlstrom (ed.), Philosophy Educating Humanity: Proceedings of the XXth World Congress of Philosophy, Vol. 8 (Contemporary Philosophy) (Philosophy Documentation Center, 2000), pp. 105-20.

11.   __________. Will universities survive the era of knowledge management? In V. Suchar (ed.), Proceedings of the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, vol. 8 (25 Feb 2004).

12.   __________. How to be an intellectual. In V. Suchar (ed.), Proceedings of the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, vol. 9 (9 Mar 2005).


Short Articles in Reference Works

1-17. _________. 'big science'; 'creative destruction'; 'deliberative democracy'; 'identity politics'; 'intellectual property'; 'post-Marxism'; 'republicanism'; 'science, economics of'; 'science, psychology of'; 'science, rhetoric of'; 'science, sociology of '; 'science studies'; 'social capital'; 'social epistemology'; 'sociological theory'; 'sociology' (co-authored with Daniel Bell); 'trust'. In The New Fontana Dictionary of Modern Thought, ed. A. Bullock and S. Trombley, 3rd edn. (Harpercollins, 1999).

18-23. __________. ‘discipline’; ‘internalism versus externalism' (in the history of science); ‘linguistics’; ‘progress’; ‘race’; ‘social sciences’. In Reader's Guide to the History of Science, ed. A. Hessenbruch (Fitzroy Dearborn, 2000).

24.   ____________. 'philosophy and sociology'. In Reader's Guide to the Social Sciences, ed. J. Michie (Fitzroy Dearborn, 2001).

25-7. _____________. ‘epistemology’, ‘paradigm’, ‘science’. In Routledge Encyclopedia of Social Theory, eds. A. Harrington, B. Marshall and H.-P. Müller (Routledge 2006).

28-9____________. ‘Legal Science’, ‘Edward Westermarck’, Encyclopedia of Law and Society, ed. D.S. Clark (Sage, 2006).

30-1. ______________. ‘Science’, ‘Technology’, Encyclopedia of Globalization, ed. R. Robertson (MTM Press, 2006).

32-8. ______________. ‘actor-network theory’, ‘genealogy’, ‘knowledge’, ‘positivism’, ‘scientific elite and Nobel Prizes’, ‘social epistemology’. Encyclopedia of Sociology, ed. G. Ritzer (Blackwell, 2006).

39-41. _____________. ‘Karl Mannheim’, ‘scientific revolutions’, International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, 2nd edn., ed. W. Darity (Macmillan, 2006).


Newsletter Articles and Miscellaneous Academic Pieces

1. Fuller, S. W.  Towards a Revival of the Normative in the Sociology of Knowledge, European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST) Newsletter, December 1985, pp. 1-6.

2. ___________. Deconstruction: Elimination or Displacement? Publication of the Society for Literature and Science, vol. 2, no. 3 (May 1987), p. 19.

3. ___________. Social Epistemology: What's in It for Psychologists?  Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology  (American Psychological Association Division 24 Newsletter) 9 (1989) 2, pp. 2-10.

4. ___________.  One Editor's Memoirs of the Cognitive Turn in Science Studies. EASST Newsletter, February 1990, pp. 12-15 [reprinted in the Australasian Science & Technology Studies Newsletter, June 1990].

5. ___________.  For Epistemology in Social Theory, Perspectives (American Sociological Association Theory Section Newsletter) 14 (1991) 3, pp. 6-7.

6. ___________.  Summertime Maneuvers on the U.S. Science Policy Front, Technoscience, vol. 5, no. 3 (1992),  pp. 13-14.

7. ___________.  Social Epistemology at 4S/EASST (report on four sessions at the 1992 joint meeting), EASST Newsletter, September 1992, pp. 18-19.

8. ___________. STS as Social Movement: On the Purpose of Graduate Programs, Science, Technology & Society Newsletter No. 91 (September 1992), pp. 1-5.

9. ___________. Give STS a Place on which to Stand and It Will Move the University -- and Society, Science, Technology  & Society Newsletter No. 92 (December 1992), pp. 4-6.

10.  ___________. Two Cultures II: Science Studies Goes Public. EASST Review, Spring 1995 (includes annotated bibliography), pp. 21-25.

13.   ____________. Paul Feyerabend (1924-1994): An Appreciation. VEST,  8 (1995) 1: 7-15.

a.            Published in Russian, in Voprosy Istorii Estestvoznaniia i Tekhniki ('Problems in the History of Science & Technology') 2 (1995), pp. 106-15.

12.____________. Epistemologia sociale e teoria dell'argomentazione ('Social epistemology and argumentation theory'). Published in Italian in G. Piazza (ed.) Esperienza e conoscenza (LCS, Milan, 1995), pp. 245-46.

13.____________. Shadish, W., Gorman, M. Letter in response to Fuchs. Contemporary Sociology, January 1996, pp. 137-138.

14.____________. A conversation with Steve Fuller (conducted Carl Martin Allwood and Jan Baermark), VEST (1996) 2: 33-58. [Edited with expanded introduction, in Configurations 8 (2000): 389-417.]

15.____________. Thomas Kuhn: A Personal Judgement. History of the Human Sciences 10 (1997): 129-131.

16. ____________. Kuhn as Trojan Horse. Radical Philosophy 82 (March/April 1997), pp. 5-7.

17. ____________. Confessions of a Recovering Kuhnian. Social Studies of Science 27 (1997): 492-494.

18. ____________. Constructing the High Church-Low Church Distinction in STS Textbooks. Technoscience vol. 10, no. 3 (1997), pp. 10-11.

19. ­­­­­­­­­­­____________. Kuhnification as Ritualized Political Impotence: The Hidden History of Science Studies. In J. Baermark and M. Hallberg (eds.), An Aanthology Network Task: Festschrift to Professor Aant Elzinga on his 60th Birthday, Report 195 (Theory of Science Dept, U. Gothenburg, 22 Nov 1997), pp. 7-30.

20.____________. 'La epistemologia socializada: entrevista con Steve Fuller' (conducted by Jose Antonio de Lopez Cerezo), Organizacion de Estados Iberoamericanos (full translation of November 1995 interview in Oviedo, Spain, posted March 1997,

21. ___________. Whose Style? Whose Substance? Sokal vs. Latour at the LSE: A Report on the 2 July 1998 Debate. Technoscience, vol. 11, no. 3 (1998), pp. 9-10.

a.            Translated into Chinese in Cai Zhong and Xing Dong Mei, eds. The Sokal Affair and the Science Wars: Conflict between Science and Humanities in Postmodern View (Nanjing University Press, 2002), pp. 321-5.

22. ___________. Academic Hiring Practices in the USA vs. UK.The University of Warwick Newsletter. No. 254 (June 2000), p 5.

23. ___________. Foreword to The Future of Knowledge Production in the Academy, Merle Jacob and Tomas Hellstrom (eds.), Open University Press (2000), pp. xi-xv

24. ___________. Kuhn's Irrationalism. Letter to the editor, The New Criterion, September 2000, pp. 83-84.

25. ___________. Wanted: A Smart Manager for a Dumb Organization -- But Where Will We Find Our Next Vice-Chancellor?, Ephemera (Warwick Business School Newsletter), Issue 13 (Sep-Dec 2000), pp. 4-5. ('The Big Feature' for that issue.)

26. ___________. 'Kuhn's Paradigm and a Scientific Border Dispute'. Physics Today, August 21, 2001, p 72.

27. ___________. 'Con or Commitment?' (on consensus conferences). Science and Public Affairs, December 2001, pp. 22-23.

28. ___________. ‘A strong distinction between humans and non-humans is no longer required for research purposes: a debate between Bruno Latour and Steve Fuller’, ed. Colin Barron, History of the Human Sciences 16 (2003): 77-100.

29. ___________. ‘Foreword’ to K. Evans and D. King, Studying Society: The Essentials (Routledge, 2006), pp. ix-x.

30. ___________. ‘Response to Rotkirch and Roos’ (on SF’s involvement in Kitzmiller), Tieteessä  Tapahtuu 4/2006, 5/2006 (published in Finnish). [two responses]

31.____________. ‘Is the push to publish leading to fraud?’ Science and Public Affairs, September 2006.



PUBLISHED REVIEWS OF FULLER'S WORK (excluding edited books)


Social Epistemology (the journal) : Choice [Sept 87], The Library Journal [1 Feb 88], Times Higher Education Supplement [4 Mar 88], Philosophical Books [Oct 88].


Social Epistemology (the book):  Choice [May 89], Times Higher Education Supplement  [9 June 89], American Journal of Sociology [July 89], Social Studies of Science [May 89];  Metascience, the Australasian Science Studies Annual [1989]; EASST Newsletter [March 89]; Quarterly Journal of Speech [May 90]; Contemporary Psychology [June 90]; Erkenntnis [July 90]; Canadian Philosophical Reviews [Sept 90]; International Newsletter of the History & Philosophy of Science Teaching Group [Oct 90; reprinted in Science and Education, vol. 1, no. 3, 92]; Isis [Dec 90]; Philosophy of the Social Sciences [March 91]; Inquiry [Sept 91]; Nous [Dec 91]; Philosophy of Mathematics Education Newsletter [Dec 92]; Annals of Scholarship [1992: vol. 9, nos. 1/2]; Journal of Economic and Social Intelligence [1992: vol. 2, no. 2]; Exceptional Human Experience [Dec 95].


Philosophy of Science and Its Discontents: Choice [Oct 89], Science & Technology Book News [Oct 89]; Reference and Research Book News [Dec 89]; Quarterly Journal of Speech [May 1990]; Review of Metaphysics [Jun 90]; Times Higher Education Supplement [21 Sept 90]; Canadian Philosophical Reviews [Oct 90]; Contemporary Psychology [Dec 90]; Philosophy of the  Social Sciences [Jun 91]; Studies in History & Philosophy of Science [Sep 91]; Sociological Inquiry [Fall 91]; Annals of Scholarship [1992: vol. 9, nos.1/2]; EASST Newsletter [Jun 93]; Nous [Jun 93];  Philosophical Psychology; [1993: vol. 6, no. 3]; Science Books & Films [Oct 93];  Social Studies of Science [Feb 94]; Science & Technology Studies [Spring 94]; Isis [Sep 94]; Canadian Journal of Communication [1994: vol. 19, no. 2]; New Ideas in Psychology [1995: vol. 13, no. 1]; Informal Logic [Winter 1996]


Philosophy, Rhetoric & the End of Knowledge: The Library Journal [Aug 93]; Times Higher Education Supplement [10 Sept 93]; Reference and Research Book News [Nov 93]; Choice [Jan 94]; Contemporary Sociology [Mar 94]; New Scientist [14 May 94]; Science, Technology & Society [Summer 94]; Science, Technology & Human Values [Autumn 94]; College English [Nov 94]; Quarterly Journal of Speech [Feb 95 and Feb 96]; Radical Philosophy [Sept/Oct 95]; Philosophy of the Social Sciences [Dec 95]; Theory and Psychology [May 96]; Historia Scientarium (Japan) [Vol. 6-1, 1996]; Philosophy and Rhetoric [Jun 96]; EASST Review [Dec 97]; Philosophy in Review [Apr 05]; Philosophy and Rhetoric [Sep 05]; Journal of Technical Writing and Communication [vol. 35, no. 2, 2005]; Rhetoric Review [2005, no. 2]


Science: Futures [Aug 97]; Nature [2 Oct 97]; Roundabout (Open U. Newsletter) [Feb 98]; New Scientist [23 May 98]; History of the Human Sciences [May 98], Isis [Dec 98]; Metascience [Jul 98]; Public Understanding of Science [Jul 98]; Choice [Sep 98]; Sociological Research Online [vol. 3, no. 3, 1998]; Journal of World Systems Research [vol. 4, no. 3, 1998]; Science, Technology & Human Values [Autumn 1998]; Times Higher Education Supplement [13 Nov 98]; Fundacion Voc (Colombia) [Nov 98]; Interdisciplinary Science Reviews [Dec 98]; Science, Technology & Society (New Delhi) [vol. 3, no. 2, 1998]; Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute [vol. 4, no. 4, 1998]; Contemporary Sociology [Jan 99]; Wavelength (U. of West of England) [Feb 99]; Rhetoric and Public Affairs [Winter 98]; American Journal of Sociology [Mar 99]; Studies in Science Education [vol. 33, 1999]; Theoria (Spain) [vol. 15, no. 1, 2000]; Ratio [Mar 00]; Philosophy of the Social Sciences [Mar 00]; Science as Culture [vol, 9, no. 1, 2000]; Paideia (Spain) [Mar 00]; Studies in History & Philosophy of Science [Jun 00]; Philosophy of the Social Sciences [Jun 03].


The Governance of Science: Interdisciplinary Science Reviews [Mar 00]; Science [7 Apr 00]; Science, Technology & Human Values [Autumn 00]; Choice [July/August 00]; Minerva [vol. 38/1, 2000]; Public Understanding of Science [Oct 00]; CBS (Copenhagen Business School) Review [Oct 00]; International Studies in the Philosophy of Science [March 01]; Sociological Research Online [vol. 6, no. 1, 2001]; Prometheus [Sept 01]; Canadian Journal of Sociology [Fall 01]; Futures [Mar 02]; Institute of the Vienna Circle Yearbook [vol. 9, 2000/1]; Philosophy of the Social Sciences [Jun 03]; British Educational Research Journal [Dec 2003]


Thomas Kuhn: The Washington Times [14 May 00]; Booklist [15 May 00]; The New York Times [28 May 00]; The New Criterion [Jun 00]; Science [9 Jun 00]; Institute of the Vienna Circle Yearbook [vol. 9, 2000/1]; Physics World [Jul 00]; The Library Journal [Aug 00]; Scientific American [Sep 00]; Technology Review [Sep/Oct 00]; Moderna Tider (Swedish) [Oct 00] Choice [Nov 00]; Times Higher Education Supplement [10 Nov 00]; Science, Technology & Society [Fall 2000]; Science and Public Policy [Dec 00]; Boston Globe [3 Dec 00]; Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung [13 Feb 01]; Svenska Dagbladet (Swedish) [14 Feb 01]; Lychnos (Swedish History of Science Society) [2001]; Physics Today [Mar 01]; Interdisciplinary Science Reviews [Spring 2001]; Physikalische Blaetter (German) [57 (2) 2001]; Review of Politics [vol. 63, no. 2, 2001]; Philosophy of Science [June 2001]; Current Science (India) [10 Jun 01]; History of the Human Sciences [Summer 2001]; Metascience [July 01]; Fourth Door Review (UK) [Issue 5, 2001]; Isis [Jun 01]; London Review of Books [19 July 01]; Antioch Review [Summer 01]; Law and Social Inquiry [Fall 01]; Quarterly Journal of Speech [Nov 01]; Philosophy in Review [2001, no. 1]; New Zealand Sociology [2001, no. 1]; Journal of American History [Dec 01]; Canadian Journal of History [Dec 2001]; Magill’s Literary Annual [2001]; Physics in Perspective [Feb 02]; [27 Feb 02]; Common Knowledge [vol. 8, no. 2, 2002]; Critique (Paris) [nos. 661-662, June/July 2002]; Review of Communication [Oct 02]; Minerva [2003, vol. 41 (4)]; Journal of Economic Methodology [vol. 9, no. 1, 2002]; Journalism Studies [2002, vol. 3 (4)]; International Journal of Philosophical Studies [vol. 10, no. 3 (2002)]; History of Science [Mar 03]; Philosophy of the Social Sciences [June 03]; Revista de Libros (Madrid) [no. 78, Jun 03]; International Studies in the Philosophy of Science [vol. 17, no. 1, 2003]; Metapsychology [Mental Health Network, 17 June 03]; History of Political Economy [Fall 03]; The European Legacy [Dec 03]; History & Philosophy of the Life Sciences [Sep 03];  Anthropological Theory [Sep 03]; Theoria  (Spain) [Jan 04]; Modern Intellectual History [Aug 04]; British Journal for the History of Science [Mar 05]; [16 Jun 06]


Knowledge Management Foundations: Galileo (Latin American e-journal of metascience, Uruguay) [Jan-Feb 02]; Harvard Business School Working Knowledge [28 May 02]; CBS (Copenhagen Business School) Review [Apr 02]; InSite (Canadian electronic reviews service) [Mar 02]; Dagens Forskning (Sweden) [21 Oct 02]; Information Research (UK electronic journal [Vol. 8, 2002/3]); Compare (Oct 02); VEST [vol. 16, 1, 2003]; Change Management Monitor [Jan 03]; Organization [Jul 04]; Management Learning [Sep 04]; Ephemera [vol. 4, no. 4, 2004]


Kuhn vs Popper: The Economist [9 Aug 03]; New Scientist [6 Sep 03]; The Weekend Australian [27 Sep 03]; APC Magazine (Australia) [Nov 03]; Times Literary Supplement [7 Nov 03]; Dagens Nyheter (Stockholm) [31 Dec 03]; New Directions [Sep 04]; Epistemologja & Filsofija Nauki (Russia) [2004, no. 2]; Kirkus Reviews [15 Nov 04]; Theorija in Praksa (Slovenia) [3-4/ 2004]; Social Kritik (Denmark) [no. 96/ 2004]; Metascience [Jan 05]; Popular Science [1 Feb 05]; Financial Times [24 Feb 05]; International Studies in Philosophy [Mar 05]; The Complete Review (on-line) [20 Apr 05]; HOPOS [Spring-Summer 05]; Choice [Jul/Aug 05]; Philosophy of the Social Sciences [Sep 05]; E-Streams [vol. 8, no. 5, 2005]; History of Political Thought [vol. 26, no. 3, 2005]; The European Legacy [Feb 06];  Guardian [11 Mar 06]; The Skeptic (UK) [Spring 06]; Journal of Organizational Change Management [vol. 19, no. 3; 2006]; Philosophy in Review [vol. 26, no. 3, 2006], Canadian Journal of Sociology On-Line [Nov/Dec 2006]; [Journal of the History of Behavioral Sciences …


The Intellectual: The Times (London) [17 Feb 05]; Dagens Nyheter (Stockholm) [10 Mar 05]; Guardian [12 Mar 05]; LUSU On-line (Lancaster University Student Union) [26 Apr 05]; Business Times Asia (Singapore) [Apr 05]; The Weekend Australian [28 May 05]; The Age (Melbourne) [14 Jun 05]; The National Post (Toronto) [02 Jul 05]; Unlimited (New Zealand on-line) [no. 73, 1 Jul 05]; Digitalismo (Spain on-line) [11 July 05]; Educ.Ar (Argentina on-line) [11 Jul 05]; The Critic (New Zealand) [29 Jul 05]; Salient (New Zealand) [Issue 19, 2005]; Västerbottens Kuriren (Umeå, Sweden) [16 Sep 05]; Canadian Journal of Sociology Online [Sep-Oct 05]; THES [4 Nov 05]; The New Statesman (reproduced in Australian Financial Review) [28 Nov 05]; British Educational Research Journal [Dec 05]; Daily Telegraph [25 Feb 06]; The Independent on Sunday [5 Mar 06]; Times Education Supplement [31 Mar 06]; InSite (Canadian electronic reviews service) [May 06]; BBC Focus [May 06]; Dagbladet (Oslo) [15 May 06]; Journal of Critical Realism [vol. 1, 2006]; Philosophy of the Social Sciences [Jun 06]; Sociology [Jun 06];


The New Sociological Imagination: Reference & Research Book News [Aug 06];




1. Weeklong seminar on the mutual relevance of psychology of science and social epistemology, Memphis State University (July 1988). Principal interlocutors: Barry Gholson, Arthur Houts, William Shadish.

2. Symposium on Social Epistemology and Philosophy of Science and Its Discontents. Symposiasts: Warren Schmaus, Harold Brown, Arie Kruglanski, Theodore Porter, Ryan Tweney. Published in Philosophy of the Social Sciences, June 1991.

3. Symposium on 'Social Epistemology and Its Discontents', jointly sponsored by Philosophy of Science Association and the Society for Social Studies of Science, Minneapolis (October 1990). Panelists: Warren Schmaus, Joseph Rouse, Paul Roth, Steve Woolgar. Published in Inquiry, September 1991.

4. Roundtable on Social Epistemology, Groningen University, Netherlands (November 1990). Panelists: Theo Kuipers, Dick Pels, Hans Harbers, Hans Radder. Published in Kennis & Methode, Summer 1991.

5. Special issue of Argumentation on Social Epistemology, Summer 1994. Critics include Charles Willard, John Lyne, Brian Baigrie, Angelo Corlett, Malcolm Ashmore.

6. Symposium on Philosophy, Rhetoric and the End of Knowledge, sponsored by the Society for Social Studies of Science, New Orleans (October 1994). Panelists: Wesley Shrum, William Keith, Marianne de Laet, Brian Baigrie. Published in Philosophy of the Social Sciences, December 1995.

7. Symposium on Fuller's Normative Social Epistemology, sponsored by the American Philosophical Association, San Francisco (March 1997). Panelists: Heidi Grasswick, Jennifer Faust.

8. Symposium on Fuller's social epistemology at the Japan STS conference, Koyto, March 1998. Panelists: Tadashi Kobayashi, Hideyuki Hirakawa, Osamu Kanamori, Hidetoshi Kihara

9. Exchanges on Science: With Anthony Barnett (Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, Dec 1998). With Jonathan Osborne (Wavelength, Feb 1999)

10. Symposium on The Governance of Science at Research Centre for Advanced Science and Technology, Tokyo, July 1999. Panelists: Yuko Fujigaki, Hideyuki Hirakawa, Osamu Kanamori, Hidetoshi Kihara

11. Symposium on The Governance of Science, sponsored by the Society for Social Studies of Science, San Diego (October 1999). Panelists: Jose Lopez Cerezo, James Collier, David Guston, William Keith, Hans Radder. Published in Futures, vol. 34, no. 2 (March 2002) with articles by Keith, Collier, Lopez Cerezo, Guston, and Jerome Ravetz. Fuller’s response published in vol. 34, no. 5 (June 2002).

12. On-line symposium on The Governance of Science at (23 July-1 August 2000).

13. Symposium on Thomas Kuhn, sponsored by the Joint British-North American History of Science Societies, St Louis (August 2000). Panelists: Paul Roth, Philip Mirowski, Jan Golinski, Jeff Hughes. Roth's and Mirowski's papers appear, with response by Fuller, in History of the Human Sciences (Summer 2001).

14. On-line colloquy on Thomas Kuhn, sponsored by The Chronicle of Higher Education, in conjunction with feature article (15 September 2000). Website:

15. Symposium on Thomas Kuhn, sponsored by the Australasian Association of History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Science, Melbourne (June 2001). Panelists: John Fox, John Schuster, James Ladwig, Stuart Eyers.

16. Symposium on Thomas Kuhn in Metascience (July 2001). Commentators: Barry Barnes, Kenneth Caneva.

17. On-line seminar on “Interdisciplinarity: The loss of the heroic vision in the marketplace of ideas,” sponsored by the Institut Nicod (CNRS, Paris), October 2003. Website (both in English and French):

18. Symposium on the status of intellectuals, History of the Human Sciences (Nov 2004), based on 2003 article, with responses from S. Gattei, R. Sassower and G. McClennan & T. Osborne.

19. Symposium on the ‘Recovering the Left from Darwin in the 21st century’, Futures (Dec 2004), with responses from K. Junker, J. Emblemsvag, B. Tonn, J. Ravetz

20. Symposium on the second edition of Philosophy, Rhetoric and the End of Knowledge, in Philosophy and Rhetoric (2005, no. 3), with commentaries from C. Isager and S. Just, T. Basbøll, J. Collier, with response from Fuller.

21. Symposium on Kuhn vs Popper in Metascience (Jan 2005). Commentators: David Mercer, Jerome Ravetz, Stephen Turner.



ORAL PRESENTATIONS (multiples indicated in brackets; no redundancy in listings)


Distinguished Lectures: Beatty Memorial Lectures (McGill U., Sep 1999 [2]); Templeton Lecture in Science and Religion (Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute, Sep 1999); St Catherine's Lecture in Philosophy (Warwick U., Feb 2000); Orville and Maude Hitchcock Memorial Distinguished Lecture in Rhetoric (U. Iowa, Apr 2000); Annual Edward Westermarck Memorial Lecture, Finnish Sociological Association (U. Helsinki, Nov 2002); Richard Bangs Collier Institute Lecture in Science and Ethics (U. Puget Sound, Apr 2004); First Annual Science, Technology & Environment Lecture, Foley Institute (Washington State U., Apr 2004); Annual Nicholas Mullins Lecture in Science & Technology Studies (Virginia Tech, Mar 2005); First ‘Making Waves’ Lecture – What is Science? (Dublin City U., Feb 2006).


Keynote and Plenary Addresses: International Congress of Personal Construct Psychology (SUNY-Albany, Aug 1991); Academic Knowledge and Political Power (U. Maryland, Nov 1992); Reappraising Rationality (Southern Illinois U., Mar 1993); Inquiries in Social Construction (U. New Hampshire, Jun 1993); St Louis Philosophy Graduate Student Association Annual Meeting (St Louis U., Mar 1994); Eastern Carolina Medical School Third Annual Doctoral Student Research Conference (Greenville NC, Jan 1995); Knowledge and Discourse (U. Hong Kong, Jun 1996); Science and Its Critics (U. Kansas, Feb 1997), Language for Special Purposes (Copenhagen Business School, Aug 1997); European Society for the History of the Human Sciences (U. Durham, Aug 1998); The Future of the University (U. Helsinki, Oct 1998); First Annual Philosophy of Social Science Roundtable  (U. St Louis, Apr 1999); First Annual Pan-Irish Science Communication Conference (Dublin City U., Apr 1999); Social Science Journal Quality (Institute for Policy Studies, London, May 2000); ‘Science under Pressure?’: Annual Conference of the Danish Institute for Studies in Research and Research Policy (Aarhus, Sep 2000); Practical Scientific Knowledge (Hanse Institute for Advanced Studies, Bremen, Mar 2001); Annual Editorial Board Meeting of Policy and Politics (Bristol, Mar 2001); International Association of Technical University Librarians (Delft, Netherlands, May 2001); Knowledge & Discourse 2 (U. Hong Kong, Jun 2002); International Sociological Association (Brisbane, Jul 2002); Karl Popper Centenary Congress (U. Vienna, Jul 2002); Swedish Society for the History of Psychology (Helsingborg, Jun 2003); ‘Moralization of the Markets’ (Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut, Schloss Elmau, Germany, May 2004); ‘18th C. European Thought and the Nature-Culture Problem in Advanced Technoscientific Societies’ (Helsinki, Sep 2004); UNESCO Forum Colloquium on Research and Higher Education Policy (Paris, Dec 2004), ‘Political Philosophy of Science’ (UNAM, Mexico City, Feb 2005), Fifth Annual Winter Workshop on Economics and Philosophy (Madrid, Apr 2005); ‘The Future of University of Autonomy’ (Central European University, Budapest, Apr 2005); ‘European Modernism and the Information Society’ (U. Illinois-UC, May 2005); ‘The Ethics of Research Funding’ (Royal Irish Academy, May 2005); ‘Public Sociology in Britain’ (Liverpool U., Sep 2005); ‘Complexity, Science and Society’ (Liverpool U., Sep 2005); Critical Management Studies Doctoral Conference (Leicester, Sep 2005); ‘Social Sciences and Democracy’ (Ghent, Sep 2006)


Professional Conventions and Congresses: Academy of Management (Denver, Aug 2002), American Association for the Advancement of Science (New Orleans, Feb 1990); American Association for Artificial Intelligence (Stanford, Mar 1992); American Educational Research Association (San Francisco, Apr 1995); American Association for the Rhetoric of Science and Technology (Chicago, Nov 1997); American Philosophical Association (Central Division, Apr 1985; Pacific Division, Mar 1987; Central Division, Apr 1990; Eastern Division, Dec 1991; Eastern Division, Dec 1996; Eastern Division, Dec 2004); American Psychological Association (Atlanta, Aug 1988; New Orleans, Aug 1989; Washington DC, Aug 1992: New York, Aug 1995); American Sociological Association (New York, Aug 1996; Philadelphia, Aug 2005); Australasian Association for History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Science (U. Melbourne, Jun 2001); British Psychological Society (U. York UK, Mar 1994); British Society for the History of Science (Edinburgh, Jul 1996; Leeds, Sep 1997); British Society for the Philosophy of Science (Leeds, Sep 1995); British Sociological Association (U. Glasgow, Apr 1999 [3], U. Leicester, Mar 2002); Danish History of Science Society (U. Copenhagen, Mar 2003); History of Economics Society (Boston, Jan 1994; Stirling UK, Sep 2002); History of Science Society (Madison, Nov 1991; New Orleans, Oct 1994; Milwaukee, Nov 2002); International Association for Philosophy and Literature (U. Iowa, May 1984; CUNY Graduate Center, May 1985; U. Washington, May 1986; U. Kansas, May 1987); International Congress of Asia Scholars (Singapore, Aug 2003); International Congress of Logic, Methodology, and the Philosophy of Science (U. Salzburg, Jul 1983; Uppsala Univ, Aug 1991); International Federation of Scientific Editors (Rio de Janeiro, Aug 2000); International Society for the Study of Argumentation (U. Amsterdam, Jun 1986,  Jun 1990); International Sociological Association (Brisbane, Jul 2002); Joint British-North American History of Science Societies (St Louis, Aug 2000); National Association of Science, Technology & Society (Washington DC, Jan 1993); National (formerly Speech) Communication Association (Washington DC, Nov 1983 [2]; New Orleans, Nov 1988; Alta Utah, Jul 1989; Chicago, Oct 1992; New Orleans, Nov 1994 [3]; Chicago, Nov 1997 [2]; Chicago, Nov 1999 [1]); Philosophy of Science Association (Philadelphia, Oct 1982; Pittsburgh, Oct 1986; Minneapolis, Oct 1990; New Orleans, Oct 1994); Society for Social Studies of Science (RPI, Oct 1985; Pittsburgh, Oct 1986; Irvine, Nov 1989; Minneapolis, Oct 1990; MIT, Nov 1991 [2]; Gothenburg, Aug 1992  [2]; Purdue, Nov 1993 [2]; New Orleans, Oct 1994 [4]; U. Virginia, Oct 1995 [2]; U. Bielefeld, Oct 1996 [3]; San Diego, Oct 1999 [3]; Vienna, Sep 2000; Cambridge MA, Nov 2001 [2]; Milwaukee, Nov 2002 [2]; Vancouver, Nov 2006); Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (U. Montreal, Jul 1997); Western Social Science Association (Denver, Apr 1988; Albuquerque, Apr 1989); World Congress of Philosophy (Boston, Aug 1998).


Invited Papers at Academic Colloquia and Conferences:


North and South America:  California State U. at Fullerton (Mar 1994); Carnegie-Mellon U. (Sep 1993); Colorado College (Feb 1987), Cornell U. (Sep 1988), Duke U. (Mar 1991; Apr 2001), Harvard U. (Apr 1986 [2]), McGill U. (Sep 1999), Memphis State U. (Jul 1988, May 1990), Northwestern U. (May 1989, Jan 2004 [2], May 2005), Oberlin College (Apr 1988), Princeton U. (Apr 1993), Stanford U. (Mar 1991), SUNY at Binghamton (Jan 1988), SUNY at New Paltz [2] (Oct 2006), SUNY at Stony Brook (Dec 1983, Oct 1988), Temple U. (Apr 1986), U. Alberta (Nov 1999), U. California Berkeley (May 2003), UCLA (Oct 2001 [2]; Apr 2002 [7]; Apr 2003 [2]), U. Colorado at Boulder (Apr 1983, Feb 1985, Feb 1986, Apr 1987, Apr 1988), U. Colorado at Colorado Springs (Sep 1987, Apr 1992), U. Georgia (Jan 1993 [2]), U. Guadalajara (Apr 1996 [2]), U. Hawaii (Jul 1989), U. Illinois-UC (Nov 1989 [3]), U. Iowa (Oct 1987, Mar 1989, Dec 1989 [2], Apr 1991, Jun 1993, Nov 1997, Apr 2000 [2]), U. Kansas (Nov 1986), U. Louisville (Feb 1987 [2]), U. Maryland at College Park (Mar 1997), U. Massachusetts at Amherst (May 1989, Sep 1999), U. Michigan at Ann Arbor (Jan 2001), U. Minnesota (Apr 1989, Oct 1989, Apr 1994 [2]), U. New Hampshire (Jun 1993), U. North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Jan 1995), U. Notre Dame (Oct 1992, Mar 1997), U. Pittsburgh (Feb 1989, Mar 1990, Oct 1992, Nov 1992, Feb 1993, Oct 1993, Jan 1994 [3], Mar 1994, Apr 1996, Feb 2004), U. Puget Sound (Apr 2004 [2]), U. Santa Clara (Feb 1986), U. Sao Paulo, Brazil (Sep 2000), U. South Florida (Dec 1989), U. Toronto (Nov 1990, Oct 1995 [2], Oct 2002), U. Utah (Jan 1995 [2]), U. Virginia (Dec 1988, Mar 1994, Oct 1994 [4]), U. Waterloo, Canada (Nov 1990), U. Western Ontario (Jan 1985, Nov 1990), Virginia Tech (Oct 1986, Mar 1988, Dec 1988, Jan 1989, Mar 1989, Mar 1990, Dec 1990, Jan 1991 [2], Apr 1991 [2], Jan 1992, Oct 1992 [2], Mar 2005), Wayne State U. (Jan 2001), Wesleyan U. (Oct 1988, Apr 1993), Washington State U. (Apr 2004), York U., Toronto (Nov 1990, Sep 1999, Nov 2002).

United Kingdom and Ireland:  Aston U. (Apr 2004, Oct 2006), Birmingham U. (Nov 2005, Jun 2006); Bolton Institute (Oct 2000), Bristol U. (Mar 2001, Nov 2003, Feb 2005, Jan 2006), Brunel U. (Mar 1987, Nov 1991, Mar 1999), Cambridge U. (Nov 1995, Dec 1995, Jan 2003, Oct 2006 [2]), Dublin City U. (Nov 2003, Feb 2006), Dundee U. (Feb 1998), Durham U. (Apr 1994, Sep 1994, Dec 1994, Mar 1995, Oct 1995, Nov 1995, May 1996, Jan 1997 [2], Dec 1998), U. East Anglia (Apr 2001, Aug 2002), Edinburgh U. (Nov 1991, Nov 1996), Imperial College London (Oct 1996, Feb 2000, Dec 2000, Feb 2002, Jan 2003, Feb 2004, Jan 2005, Feb 2006), Institute of Education, London (Jan 2000); Kings College London (Feb 2000, Dec 2003); Lancaster U. (Mar 1995, Jul 2004), Leeds U. (Nov 2001 [2]), Leicester U. (May 2001, Oct 2004), London School of Economics (Jun 2006), Loughborough U. (Feb 2002), Manchester U. (Oct 2000 [2], Feb 2006), Newcastle U. (Jan 1997, Dec 1997, Nov 1998), Northampton U. (May 2006), Nottingham Trent U. (May 2006), Nottingham U. (Feb 2006), Open U. (Oct 1997), Oxford U. (Feb 2006), Oxford Brookes U. (Oct 2000), Plymouth U. (Feb 1996), Reading U. (Nov 1997), Salford U. (Nov 2005), Strathclyde U. (Sep 1986), Sussex U. (Sep 1987, Dec 1991, Mar 1996), Teesside U. (Sep 1996), U. Wales at Aberystwyth (Feb 2000), U. Wales at Cardiff (Nov 1994, Jul 2006), Warwick U. (Feb 1999, Oct 1999, Nov 1999, Feb 2000 [2], May 2000, Oct 2000; Mar 2001, Nov 2001, Feb 2006), Westminster U. (Jun 2006), U. West of England (Dec 1998, Feb 2002), York U. (Oct 1997, Nov 2004).


Continental Europe:  Aalborg U., Denmark (Mar 2002); Central European U., Budapest (Feb 2004); Center for History & Philosophy of Science, Berlin (Dec 1994 [2]); Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden (Jan 1999; Mar 2001); Copenhagen Business School (Jan 2000 [2]; Mar 2002 [4]; Jan 2003, May 2004); Danish Pedagogical University (Mar 2003); Danish Royal Academy of Sciences (May 1995); Danish Royal School of Pharmacy (Feb 2003); Erasmus U. of Rotterdam (Mar 2000, Apr 2000); Free U. Amsterdam (Mar 1999 [2]; Jun 2000); Free U. of Brussels (Dec 1997; Sep 2006); Interdisciplinary Centre for Comparative Research in the Social Sciences, Vienna (May 2006); ISCTE, Lisbon (Mar 1999 [2]); Institute for Social Studies, The Hague (Oct 1997); Inter-University Centre, Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia (May 1990); Roskilde U., Denmark (May 1995); Konrad Lorenz Institute, Austria (Jun 1997 [3]); Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut, Essen, Germany (Sep 2001, Sep 2002 [2], May 2004 [2], Mar 2005 [2]); Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm (Apr 1995, May 1995); Soviet Academy of Sciences, Leningrad Unit (May 1990); Stockholm Business School (Jan 1999); Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study in the Social Sciences (Feb 1995); U. Amsterdam, Netherlands (Nov 1990); U. Basque Country, Spain (Apr 1999; Jun 2000); U. Bielefeld, Germany (Jul 2003 [2]); U. Catania, Italy (Oct 2001); U. Copenhagen, Denmark (Oct 1992 [2]; May 1995; Feb 2003; Mar 2003 [2]); U. Gothenburg, Sweden (Oct 1992, Sep 1994, Apr 1995 [2], May 1999; Mar 2001 [2]); U. Groningen, Netherlands (Nov 1990 [5]); U. Helsinki, Finland (Apr 1991; Oct 1998; Nov 2002 [2]); U. Innsbruck, Austria (Mar 2004); U. Linköping, Sweden (Mar 1995); U. Lisbon (Mar 2004); U. Lund, Sweden (May 1995); U. Lund-Helsingborg (May 2001); U. Ohlu, Finland (Apr 1991); U. Oporto, Portugal (Mar 2004); U. Oslo, Norway (Feb 1995, Nov 1995, May 2001 [2], May 2002 [2], Nov 2003; Sep 2004); U. Oviedo, Spain (Nov. 1995 [2]); U. Paris-X, Nanterre (Dec 2000); U. Stockholm, Sweden (Apr 1995); U. Tampere, Finland (Apr 1991 [2]; Oct 1998); U. Twente, Netherlands (Nov 1990, May 2001), U. Umeå, Sweden (May 1995 [2]); U. Uppsala, Sweden (Mar 1995 [4], May 1995), Zeppelin U. (Nov 2005).


Asia and Australia: Hebrew U. of Jerusalem (Dec 1995); Hong Kong U. (Mar 1998); Hong Kong U. of Science & Technology (Mar 1998); International Conference Centre, Hiroshima (Mar 1998); Keihan-na Conference Centre, Kyoto (Mar 1998); Makuhari Conference Centre, Tokyo (Mar 1998 [2]); National University of Singapore (Aug 2003); Research Centre for Advanced Science and Technology, Tokyo (Jul 1999 [2]; Dec 2001); Technion (Israeli Institute of Technology) (Dec 1995); Tel-Aviv U. (Dec 1995 [2], Mar 1996, Apr 1997); Tokyo International Christian University (Jan 2002); Tokyo Institute of Technology (Aug 1999, Dec 2002); U. Indonesia, Jakarta (Jan 2003); U. New South Wales (Jul 2002 [3]); U. Sydney (Jun 2001); U. Tokyo (Jan 2002).


Other Presentations (Mostly Non-Academic): Associate Parliamentary University Group (House of Lords, London, Apr 2000); Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution (Feb 2004, Mar 2005); Birmingham (UK) Think-Tank (Feb 2006); British Academy (Jun 2004); British Association for the Advancement of Science (Norwich, Sep 2006); Café Scientifique UK (Leeds, Nov 2002, Oct 2003; Nottingham, Feb 2004; Newcastle, Sep 2004); Danish Research Council, annual meeting (Copenhagen, Feb 2003); Debate on the Role of the Intellectual (Helsingborg, Jun 2005); Economic and Social Research Council (London, Apr 1998, Mar 2006); Edinburgh International Book Festival (Aug 2005); Einstein Forum (Potsdam, Germany, May 2001); European Commission Conference on “Policies, Institutions, and Citizens in the Knowledge Society” (Barcelona, May 2002); European Union Workshop on Entrepreneurialism in Universities (Turku, Feb 2005; Paris, Mar 2006); German Science Organizations at Expo 2000 (Hannover, Germany, Jul 2000 [2]); Ford Foundation Project "Social Sciences at Risk" (Roeros, Norway, Aug 2002; Lake Arrowhead, California, Sep 2003; Herencia, Spain, Jul 2005 [3]; Danish Pedagogical University, Jun 2006); Gulbenkian Foundation Workshop on Challenges to Dominant Modes of Knowledge (Stanford, Nov 2004); Gulbenkian Symposium on Science and Communication (Lisbon, Mar 1999); Hayward Art Gallery Forum (London, Sep 2000); Institute of Contemporary Arts (London, Nov 2004); John Templeton Foundation on Science and Religion in the Post-Colonial World (Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Jan 2003); Knowledge & Discourse 2, Debate with Bruno Latour on the human-nonhuman distinction (Hong Kong, Jun 2002); Knowledge Management Consortium (Washington, Jan 1999); Living Marxism Culture Wars Conference (London, Mar 1999); Mead Gallery, Warwick University (Jan 2005); New Scientist-Greenpeace Debate on 'Can Science Be Directed?' (Royal Institution, London, May 2002); Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters (Oslo, Sep 2005); Sceptics in the Pub (London, Jul 2006); First Annual Takeda Foundation Symposium (Helsinki, Jun 2002; Uppsala, Jun 2002); Thomas More Institute (London, Jan 2006); UK Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council (London, Apr 1998); US National Science Foundation Conference on the Economics of Science (Washington, Jan 1995); Warwick Sociology Department First Annual Debate (‘Is the intellectual an endangered species?’ vs. Frank Furedi, May 2005).



1. Disciplinary Boundaries and the Rhetoric of Rationality (organized with Charles Willard), seminar sponsored by the Speech Communication Association, held at its national convention (Chicago, Nov 1984). Editor of a special follow-up issue of Explorations in Knowledge (Summer 1986) [reviewed in Metascience (1986)].

2. The Cognitive Turn? The Relevance of Psychology to the Sociology of Science (organized with Steve Woolgar and Marc De Mey), conference in preparation of the Sociology of the Sciences Yearbook volume. (University of Colorado, Nov 1987).

3. Can Science Be Planned? (organized with Howard Smokler), the 12th Annual Regional Conference in the History & Philosophy of Science (University of Colorado, Apr 1988).

4. Five panels on the philosophy of the social sciences (organized with Raphael Sassower), the 30th Annual Western Social Science Association meetings (Denver, Apr 1988).

5. The Mutual Relevance of Science Studies and Science Policy (organized with Will Shadish) Virginia Tech (May 1989) Technical panel on the rhetoric of science, AAAS (New Orleans, Feb 1990).

6. Symposium on the philosophy of science, American Philosophical Association, Central Division (New Orleans, Apr 1990).

7. Annual conference of the Center for the Study of Science in Society: "The Rhetoric of Science" (organized with Mordechai Feingold), Virginia Tech (Apr 1991).

8. Course Director in Sociology of Science, Inter-University Graduate Centre, Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia (May 1991).

9. Mini-conference on Social Epistemology and Social Theory of Knowledge (organized with Aant Elzinga), in connection with the 9th International Congress of Logic, Methodology, and the Philosophy of Science (Uppsala, Sweden, Aug 1991).

10. Symposium on the Historical Lessons of Methodological Struggles in the Social Sciences, History of Science Society annual meeting (Madison, Nov 1991).

11. Four sessions on social epistemology at the Joint 4S/EASST meeting (Gothenburg, Sweden, Aug 1992).

12. Workshop on Ethics in Cyberspace for Informational Professionals, Meckler Annual Computers in Libraries Workshop (co-organized with Laverna Saunders, Washington, Feb 1993).

13. Annual conference of the Center for the Study of Science in Society: "STS -- Theory and Practice" (Virginia Tech, Apr 1993).

14. Politics and Science Interest Group (organized with Aant Elzinga): 4S meeting (Purdue, Nov 1993).

15. Two workshops on the "Political Rhetoric" and the "Rhetorical History" of the US National Information Infrastructure: Directions and Implications of Advanced Computing Symposium, sponsored by Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (MIT, Apr 1994).

16. Symposium on the legacy of Paul Feyerabend for the history, philosophy, and sociology of science (organized with Sal Restivo): Joint meeting of the HSS, PSA, and 4S (New Orleans, Oct 1994).

17. Conference on Science's Social Standing (organized with the Centre for the History of the Human Sciences): Durham University, Dec 1994.

18. Symposium on the legacy of Thomas Kuhn for science studies: Joint meeting of EASST and 4S (Bielefeld, Oct 1996).

19. First Global Cyberconference on Public Understanding of Science: ESRC-sponsored. (website: Feb 25-Mar 11, 1998.

20. Plenary session, 'Biology in Social Thought and Social Policy', British Sociological Association, Apr 1999

21. Flagged session, 'Sociology's Role in the Public Understanding of Science', British Sociological Association, Apr 1999.

22. Global Cyberconference on Peer Review in the Social Sciences: ESRC-sponsored; hosted by Science Policy Support Group, London (website: May 28-Jun 14, 1999.

23. Sub-plenary session on ‘Will Eugenics Be a Problem for the 21st Century?, Joint 4S/EASST meeting (Vienna, Sep 2000).

24. Third Annual International Social Theory Consortium meeting, Inter-University Centre, Dubrovnik Croatia (Jul 2002), co-organized with Charles Turner and Ralf Rogowski

25.   The Legacies of Thomas Kuhn, History of Science Society, Milwaukee, Nov 2002.

26.   Fleck Prize Symposium on Randall Collins’ The Sociology of Philosophies, Society for Social Studies of Science, Milwaukee, Nov 2002.

27.   ‘Economics, Science and Democracy’, Fifth Winter Workshop in Economics and Philosophy, UNED (co-organized with Jesus Zamora Bonilla), Madrid, Apr 2005.





Editorships: Book Series

'The Conduct of Science’, Guilford Press, New York (1992-96).  8 books published.


Editorships: Journals

1.       Social Epistemology: A Journal of Knowledge, Culture, and Policy,  published quarterly by Taylor and Francis Ltd (London), starting January 1987, founding editor, executive editor (1987-1997).

2.       Technoscience: The Newsletter of the Society for Social Studies of Science. Triquarterly.  Executive Editor (1989-1997).


Special Edited Issues of Journals

1.       Social Epistemology, vol. 13, nos. 3/4 (July-December 1999). Forum on Japanese Social Epistemology. (This was after the end of my editorship of the journal.)


Editorial Board Membership

Psycoloquy. Electronic journal associated with Behavioral and Brain Sciences, and sponsored by the American Psychological Association, Sub-editor for social epistemology, starting May 1990.

Philosophy of Science, the official journal of the Philosophy of Science Association, 1991-1995.

Science Studies, starting July 1993.

Sociological Research Online, the official electronic journal of the British Sociological Association, founding editorial board member, October 1995.

Futures: The Journal of Planning, Forecasting and Policy, starting March 1996.

The Journal of Islamic Science, starting February 1997.

Information, Communication and Society, founding editorial board member, 1997.

POROI (Project on the Rhetoric of Inquiry), founding editorial board member of electronic journal, 2000.

Knowledge and Innovation: Journal of the KMCI (Knowledge Management Consortium International), founding editorial board member of electronic journal, 2000

TAMARA: Journal of Critical Postmodern Organization Science, founding editorial board member, 2001

VEST: Nordic Journal for Science and Technology Studies (Swedish and English), starting March 2002.

History of the Human Sciences, starting January 2003.

Philosophy and Rhetoric, starting March 2003

Scipolicy (US on-line journal of science and health policy), starting May 2003.

Epistemologja & Filsofija Nauki (‘Epistemology and Philosophy of Science’), starting October 2003, Russian Academy of Sciences.

European Journal of Social Theory, starting September 2005.


Journal Referee (other than those listed above):

Accounting, Organizations and Society; American Behavioral Scientist; American Journal of Sociology; American Sociological Review; Annals of Scholarship; Behavior Therapy; Body and Society; British Journal of Sociology; British Journal for the Philosophy of Science; Canadian Journal of Sociology; Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies; Compare; Economics and Philosophy; Environmental Values; European Journal of Social Psychology; European Journal of Social Theory; Explorations in Knowledge; Global Environmental Policy; Health Research Policy and Systems; Informal Logic; The Information Society; Inquiry; International Studies in Philosophy; Interciencias; Journal of the History of Ideas; Journal of Personality and Social Psychology; Journal of Social Behavior and Personality; London Review of Education; Minerva; New Ideas in Psychology; Perspectives on Science; Philosophy of the Social Sciences; Political Studies; Public Understanding of Science; Qualitative Research; Research Policy; Review of International Studies; Science and Engineering Ethics; Science in Context; Science, Technology & Human Values; Social Forces; Social Studies of Science; Sociology; Sociology of Health and Illness; Sociological Quarterly; Sociological Review; Sociological Theory; Studies in History & Philosophy of Science; Synthese; Technology Studies; Theory, Culture & Society; Trends in Ecology and Evolution.



Book Publisher Referee:

Acumen, Basil Blackwell, Butterworth-Heinemann, Cambridge University Press, Central European University Press, Cornell University Press, Guilford Press, Harvard University Press, Harwood Academic Publishers, Icon Books; Indiana University Press, Institute of Physics Publishing Ltd, Kluwer Academic Publishing, Liverpool University Press, Macmillan, MIT Press, Oxford University Press, Paradigm Press, Pearson Education, Plenum Press, Polity Press, Princeton University Press, Routledge (London & New York), Rowman & Littlefield, Rutgers University Press, Sage Publications (London & California), St. Martin's Press, State University of New York Press, Taylor & Francis Ltd, Temple University Press, Transaction Books, University of Chicago Press, University of Minnesota Press, University of Pittsburgh Press, University Press of Florida, University Press of Virginia, University of Toronto Press, Westview Press.


Grant Proposal Referee:

Academy of Finland (Chair, International Expert Panel for Research into Culture and Society, 2005), Australian Research Council, Economic and Social Reseach Council (UK), Austrian Science Fund (Humanities & Social Sciences); European Science Foundation, Leverhulme Trust (UK), National Endowment for the Humanities (US), National Science Foundation (US), Research Council of Norway, Social Science Research Council (Canada). 




2006-7  Co-Investigator, European Union Sixth Framework Project, ‘New and Emerging Sciences and Technologies, Project director Nico Stehr (Warwick’s share: 130,000 euros)

2002-6  Co-Investigator, Ford Foundation Project, "Social Science at Risk," co-directors Davydd Greenwood and Morten Levin (Renewed 2004)

1991    National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute Co-Directorship (with Joseph Rouse), Wesleyan University (topic: Science as Cultural Practice) ($157,960).





2004. European Union external consultant for project, ‘The entrepreneurial university’ (€2000)

2003. ESRC travel grant for Hidetoshi Kihara for book translation (£1300)

2002-3. Ford Foundation research grant for ‘Social Sciences at Risk’ ($3500)

2000.  British Academy Travel Grant for conference in the US (£631)

1999.  Economic and Social Research Council grant to study peer review in the social sciences (£10,800)

1998.  (awarded in 1997) Economic and Social Research Council research fellowship in Public Understanding of Science (£20,000)

1996.  Grant from the British Council to deliver keynote address in Hong Kong (£800)

1994.  Combined grants from the Times Higher Education Supplement, Taylor & Francis Publishers, Sage Publications, John Wiley & Sons, European Association for the Study of Science & Technology to hold  'Science's Social Standing' conference in Durham (£1175)

1989.   National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar Fellowship, University of Hawaii (topic: Naturalistic Epistemology; director: Larry Laudan). ($2750).

1989     (awarded in 1988) National Science Foundation Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship ($21,000)



2002. Warwick University Research Committee (Sociology Department), Travel Grant for conference in Australia (£1421).

2001. Warwick University Research Committee (Sociology Department), Travel Grant for conference in the US (£350)

2000. Warwick University Research Committee (Sociology Department), Travel Grant for conference in the US (£326)  

1999. Warwick University Research Committee (Sociology Department), Travel Grant for conference in the US (£400) 

1998. Durham University Staff Travel Grant (£300) for conference in India (eventually declined).

1994-7.  Durham University Staff Travel Grant (£400-600 per year) for conferences in the United States

1994.     Combined grants from the Vice-Chancellor, Dean of Social Science, Departments of Sociology, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology to hold 'Science's Social Standing' Conference at Durham University (£1050)

1991-2.  Two Virginia Tech Supplemental Travel Grant (total $2300) for conferences in Sweden.

1990      Two Virginia Tech Supplemental Travel Grants (total $1800) for conferences in Yugoslavia and the Netherlands.

1987      Grant-in-aid for Conferences, to fund the 1989 Sociology of the Sciences Yearbook Conference ($6700), Colorado.

1987      Junior Faculty Development Fellowship Award ($5000), Colorado.




1. Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District, US District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, Defence expert witness, testified 24 October 2005.




Newspaper & Magazine Articles, Reviews, and Letters

1. Making Truth (Reply to Richard Rorty's 'The Contingency of Language'), Letter to The London Review of Books, 23 Oct 1986.

2. Review of The Scientific Attitude by Frederick Grinnell, in The Scientist, 27 Jun 1988.

3. Review of Artificial Experts by Harry Collins, in Times Literary Supplement (TLS), 23 Aug 1991.

4. Review of Dreams of a Final Theory by Steven Weinberg, in The Kansas City Star, 7 Mar 1993.

5. Studying Knowledge Production (Reply to Peter Dear's review of Philosophy, Rhetoric, and the End of Knowledge), Letter to Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), 17 Sep 1993.

6. Beware the Pet Project, THES, 12 Nov 1993.

7. Popper's Scientific Legacy, Letter to The Independent, 21 Sep 1994.

8. British Innovation for Export, Letter to The Independent, 10 Nov 1994.

9. In Snow's Shoes, THES, 11 Nov 1994.

10. Scientists and Sociologists Explore Links, THES , 9 Dec 1994 (on the Durham 'Science's Social Standing' conference).

11. Who Speaks for Science?, Letter to The Sciences, March/April 1995.

12. Death to All Magic Bullets, New Scientist, 6 May 1995, pp. 53-54.

13. Post-Gutenburg Galaxy Wars, THES, 12 May 1995 (on the implications of the internet for academic research; follow-up on 9 Jun 1995)

14. Fight to the Finish, THES, 26 May 1995 (on whether science puts an end to history, or history to science)

15. Popper's Sense of Science, Letter to the Editor, TLS, 30 Jun 1995.

16. Naturvidenskab og Humaniora ('Natural Sciences or Humanities?' in Danish), Kultur Weekendavisen (Copenhagen), 14-20 Jul 1995, p. 10.

17. Trade-off in promotion of UK science, Letter to the Editor, Financial Times, 14 Sep 1995.

18. Too many scientists for a shrinking market, Letter to the Editor, Financial Times, 21 Nov 1995.

19. Cold comfort for science, Letter to the Editor, THES, 5 Janu 1996.

20. On disinventing nuclear weapons, Letter to the Editor, The Guardian, 7 Mar 1996.

21. Different stories, Letter to the Editor, New Statesman, 29 Mar 1996 (on the need for master narratives in science)

22. Never in physics, Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, 23 May 1996 (on the Sokal hoax in Social Text).

23.  A New Deal for National Science Policy, Nature, 23 May 1996, pp. 273-274.

24. Post vs. Postmodern, Guest editorial, Postmortem, 4 Jun 1996 (Response to Washington Post editorial on the Sokal hoax, published in the electronic deconstructor of the Post's news and editorial policies):

25. Letter in response to the 'Sokal Hoax', Lingua Franca, Jul-Aug 1996.

26. Smoke screen, Letter to the Editor, Independent on Sunday, 4 Aug 1996.

27. The Sokal Hoax, Letter to the Editor, TLS, 20 Dec 1996.

28. Out of Context, Letter to the Editor, Nature, 9 Jan 1997.

29. Unwanted science dictates, Letter to the Editor, THES, 7 Mar 1997.

30. Black American sounds better than English, Letter to the Editor, Independent on Sunday, 1 Jun 1997 (on ethnomathematics).

31. Let us keep a sense of proportion, Letter to the Editor, THES (on the future of science education), 24 Oct 1997.

32. Scientific content and social context in the history of science, Letter to the Editor, Chronicle of Higher Education, 3 Apr 1998.

33. The Human Touch, feature magazine article, Independent on Sunday (on the controversies surrounding science studies), 28 Jun 1998.

35.   A code of practice for media coverage of science. THES, 13 Aug 1999.

36.   Reply to Leadbetter: social scientists should be critical not useful to New Labour, Letter to the Editor, THES, 22 Oct 1999.

37.   Socialism in the US (response to Richard Sennett), Letter to the Editor, TLS, 9 Jun 2000.

38.   Paradigm Lost (on Kuhn's Obsolescence), New Scientist, 15 Jul 2000, pp. 46-47.

39.   Wham, bam, no thanks Uncle Sam (on the establishment of endowments in UK universities), Letter to the Editor, THES, 22 Sep 2000.

40.   How it all adds up (on school maths study), Letter to the Editor, Guardian, 4 Oct 2000.

41.   Kuhnian Raindance, Letter to the Editor, London Review of Books, 23 Aug 2001.

42.   Too busy obeying to challenge (on public intellectuals in the UK academy), Letter to the Editor, THES, 12 Oct 2001.

43.   Letter to the editor, Science and Public Affairs, Apr 2002.

44.   Communication should not be left to scientists, Nature, 4 Apr 2002.

45.   The trouble with facts (on Tony Blair’s Speech to the Royal Society), New Scientist, 22 Jun 2002.

46.   Examine the logic (on external examining), Letter to the Editor, THES, 9 Aug 2002.

47.   No paradigm shift (on Stephan Wolfram's appeal to Kuhn), Letter to the Editor, THES, 25 Oct 2002.

48.   Varsities as Fast-food Chains, The Nation (Bangkok), 11 Feb 2003. Also published as ‘Kentucky Fried University’ in The Gulf Today (Dubai), 6 Feb 2003; The Straits Times (Singapore), 13 Feb 2003; Nepali Times (Khatmandu). Published in Czech as ‘Mcdonaldizace univerzit?’ (‘McDonaldized University?’), Ekonom (Prague, in Czech). In German as ‘Kommt die Kentucky Fried University?’ (Austria, Der Standard, 9 Jul 2003); online version (Jan 2003): (in English, French, Spanish, German, Russian, Czech)

49.   ‘What Shapes Science?’ Review of H.S. Jensen, et al., eds., The Evolution of Scientific Knowledge, New Scientist, 30 Aug 2003.

50.   Kuhn vs Popper, Letter to the Editor (response to book review), TLS, 21 Nov 2003.

51.   Letter to the Editor, New Statesman, 8 Dec 2003 (on a critique of climate change sceptics).

52.   ‘Who Needs the Social Sciences’, The Nation (Bangkok), 19 Feb 2004; Daily Times (Pakistan), 24 Feb 2004; The Straits Times (Singapore), 5 Mar 2004; Ekonom (Prague); Danas (Belgrade, in Serbian); Kazakhstan Monitor; on-line version (Feb 2004):  (in English, French, Spanish, German, Russian, Czech).

53.   ‘Peerless Process’, Letter to the Editor, THES, 2 July 2004.

53.   ‘Critical angels’ (on Richard Hoggart’s call for teaching scientists about social and moral contexts), THES, 5 Nov 2004.

54.    ‘You call yourself an intellectual?’ THES, 18 Feb 2005.

55.   ‘The Vanishing Intellectual’. (on-line version, February 2005, in English, French, German, Russian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Czech: ) Published in The Nation (Bangkok, 23 Feb 05), Independent (Dacca, 23 Feb 05), Taipei Times (26 Feb 05), El Nuevo Diario (Managua, 27 Feb 2005), Jerusalem Post (27 Feb 05), L’Orient du Jour (Beirut, 28 Feb 05); Le Figaro (Paris, 8 Mar 05); Rzeczpospolita (in Polish: Warsaw, 12 Mar 05); Daily Times (Pakistan, 17 March 05); The Day (Kiev, 22 Mar 05); La Libre (Brussels, 10 May 05); Financial Mirror (Cyprus), O Independente (Lisbon, 1 Apr 05), Danas (In Serbian, Belgrade), Sme (Slovakia, 23 Dec 05), Dnevnik (In Solvenian, Ljubljana), Hospodarske Noviny (Prague, 7 Mar 06) La Nacion (Costa Rica), El Comercio (Quito), Kazahstan Monitor (25 Feb 05)

56.   ‘Take Note’, Letter to the Editor, THES, 1 April 2005.

57.   ‘Faces in the Crowd’ (against social physics), New Scientist, 4 June 2005.

58.   ‘A Darker Shade of Green’ (on science had the Nazis won WWII), New Scientist, 20 August 2005.

59.    Letter to the Editor in response to news coverage of SF’s expert testimony at Kitzmiller vs Dover Area School District trial, The Register (UK on-line),

60.   ‘Reckless or Feckless?’ Letter to the editor, THES, 11 November 2005.

61.   ‘Schools for Enlightenment or Epiphany?’ (Defense of intelligent design), THES, 23 December 2005.

62.   ‘Leery of relativity’ (response to Stanley Fish on intelligent design as science), Letter to the editor, Harper’s, February 2006.

63.   ‘A witness in the Dover trial pits method against motive’, Science and Theology News, 8 March 2006.

64.   ‘The conundrum of scientific fraud’., March 2006 (in English, French, Spanish, German, Czech, Russian, Chinese, Arabic). Also Taipei Times (27 Mar 06), The Daily Times (Pakistan, 27 Mar 06), Webdiary (on-line, Australia), Korea Herald (27 Mar 06), The Daily Journal (Caracas), Jordan Times, Malaysia Sun, Shanghai Daily (02 Apr 06), South China Morning Post (Hong Kong), The Straits Times (Singapore, 04 April 06), Kapital (Kazakhstan, 30 Mar 06), Dnevnik (Sofia), El Siglo XXI (Guatemala), The Scotsman (1 Apr 06), Ekonom (Prague, 7 May 06).

65.   ‘Marx and Darwin’s Legacy to the BNP’, THES, 5 May 2006.

66.   ‘You Just Can’t Please Everyone’. Review of F.S. Collins, The Language of God, New Scientist, 26 August 2006.

67.   ‘Relative’ (on relativism as self-exemplifying v. self-refuting), Letter to the editor, TLS, 8 September 2006.


Newspaper & Magazine Interviews, Quotations

1. Aamulehti (Tampere, Finland; on sociology and philosophy of science), 12 April 1991 (written by Jyrki Uusitalo).

2. Zhexue Dongtai ("Philosophy Trends"), People's Republic of China, Nos. 4 (pp.7-10) and 5 (pp.7-9), 1992, on Social Epistemology (interviewer and translator: Ouyang Kang).

3. Chronicle of Higher Education (20 Jan 1993), on the need for universities to disclose financial interests in research for which they seek government funding.

4. Chronicle of Higher Education (6 Jul 1994), on the conflict of interest guidelines developed by the National Institutes of Health.

5. Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (28 Aug 1994), on Americans moving overseas.

6. Lingua Franca, on Bruno Latour, September-October 1994.

7. THES, on science's social standing, 30 Sept 1994

8. Computing (UK weekly) on the impending professionalization of information technology workers, 6 Oct 1994.

9. THES, electronic mail exchange on science' s social standing, 14 Oct 1994.

10.THES, on the recent rise of disciplinary boundary disputes, 2 Dec 1994.

11.New Statesman, on the recent friction between scientists and sociologists, especially during the Durham 'science's social standing' conference, 13 Jan 1995.

12. The East Carolinian, on the 'two cultures' problem as it affects doctoral students in medicine, 19 Jan 1995.

13. The Daily Reflector (Greenville NC), on keynote address to Medical School Doctoral Student Association Conference, 25 Jan 1995.

14. Idehistoriska Foereningen vid Stockholms Universitet, ‘Thomas Kuhn och det kalla krigets vetenskapssyn’ (Swedish, by Lars Oldenberg, on public talk on Kuhn and the Cold War), 3 April 1995 (also Kanguru, no. 2, October 1995, 'Paradigmer och atombomber').

15. Chronicle of Higher Education, on the likely job loss from US technology transfer initiatives, 17 Mar 1995.

16. La Voz de Asturias (Oviedo, Spain; 'La Cultura' section), interview on 'Entre ciencia y sociedad', 16 Nov 1995.

17. Envision (UK National Council for Educational Technology), 'Read all about it' (on customized on-line newspapers), Issue One 1997.

18. THES, 'Transatlantic thought war: casualties heavy' (on the Sokal Hoax in France), 7 March 1997.

19. Daily Telegraph, 'Science and sociology fight for grip on reality', 11 April 1997.

20. Nature, 'Briefing: Science Wars', 22 May 1997.

21. 21st C (Columbia University research magazine), 'Beyond the Social Text Hoax', Spring 1997

22. THES, 'The fringe dwellers' (on scientific mavericks), 8 August 1997.

23. The Irish Times, ‘Social scientist calls for public to have input on policy in science issues’, 30 April 1999.

24. Physics Today, 'The public enters the nuclear debate', July 1999.

25. New York Times, ‘Theory, Reality and Skeptical Tourists in Physics Land’ (by James Glanz, including an interview on Fuller’s new book on Kuhn), 1 February 2000.

26. The Chronicle of Higher Education, ‘Abandon All Paradigms’ (by Jeff Sharlet), Feature article on Fuller’s work, especially Thomas Kuhn and The Governance of Science, 15 September 2000. Also Letters to the Editor, 13 October 2000.

27. Contra Costa Times (California), on a local referendum to close down a laser lab at Lawrence Livermore Laboratories because it was not peer-reviewed (by Andrea Widener), 17 September 2000.

28. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, ‘Das Unbemerkte Neue’ (on the Vienna EASST meeting session on ‘Eugenics and the Neo-bioliberalism’), 11 October 2000.

29. Boston Globe, 'How ideas change' (by David Warsh, on Kuhn book), 3 December 2000.

30. Berliner Morgenpost (Germany), ‘Die Freiheit der Forschung neu definieren’ (‘New definition of freedom of research’), 3 December 2000.

31. Die Welt (Germany), ‘Wer ist der bessere Forscher’ (on research impact), 20 December 2000.

32. Il Sole 24 Ore, ‘Politica e Ricerca’ (Italian, by Riccardo Viale, on social epistemology), 11 February 2001.

33. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 'Kuhn und die Bombe: Paradigms Lost' (by Julia Voss, on Potsdam lecture), 17 May 2001.

34. New York Times, 'Coming to Blows over How Valid Science Really Is' (by Edward Rothstein, on Kuhn), 21 July 2001.

35. Warwick Boar, ‘Unethical McWarwick’ (by Joshua Layton), 19 February 2002.

36. Retorik Magasinet, ‘Viden ud af Skabet’ (Danish, Interview with Christine Isager), March 2002.

37. The New Scientist, ‘Can Science Be Directed?’ (Debate with Martin Rees, Vandana Shiva, William Stewart, moderated by Crispin Tickell), 8 June 2002.

38. South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) ‘Science friction a matter of fact’ (on debate with Bruno Latour), 6 July 2002.

39. The New Scientist, ‘Who’s Reading What’, 24 August 2002.

40. Science, ‘Next Wave: Who is Directing Science?’ (by Sarah Tilley) 8 November 2002.

41. Interview with Steve Fuller on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Sharing. Rinsho Hyoka (‘Clinical Evaluation’ in Japanese) 29 (2002): 225-256. (English version:

42. Interview with Steve Fuller on the state of evidence-based medicine and consensus conferences in the UK, EBM (Evidence-Based Medicine) Journal vol. 4, no. 4 (2003), pp. 86-89 (in Japanese).

43. Interview with Steve Fuller on the future of university research. Forsker Forum (‘Researchers’ Forum’ in Danish) 166 (July/August 2003), pp. 23-25.

44. Il Sole 24 Ore, ‘Cosa sapeva davvero l’Fbi’ (Italian, by Armando Massarenti, on the launch of Episteme), 27 June 2004.

45. Guardian, ‘Here’s a few you missed…’ (on the alleged lack of women intellectuals in UK), 2 July 2004.

46.   THES, ‘Come all ye control freaks, egomaniacs and anoraks’ (on Prospect’s list of top 100 UK intellectuals), 23 July 2004.

47.   EMBO Reports (European Molecular Biology Organization) ‘Fashion of the times’ (on the impact of knowledge society on scientific research agenda), by Karen Weigmann, Nov 2004.

48.   Chonicle of Higher Education ‘Moral revenge, natural economy, squatters’ standpoint’, 11 Feb 2005.

49.   The Times (London) ‘How to be an intellectual’ (cover story of T2 and editorial leader), 17 Feb 2005.

50.   Heureka (Vienna, research policy magazine), ‘Wissens als Ware’ (‘Knowledge as Commodity’), no. 2, Mar 2005.

51.   Guardian, ‘Out of sight, out of mind’ (on intellectuals), 10 May 2005.

52.   Helsingborgs Dagblad (Sweden) ‘Kultur’ (on intellectuals), 14 June 2005.

53.   Chronicle of Higher Education ‘In “The Intellectual” Echoes of Machiavelli’, 24 June 2005.

54.   Report of New Scientist piece on Green Nazis: Reported in Birmingham Post; Oxford Mail; Shropshire Star. (All 18 August 2005); Wolverhampton Express & Star (31 August 2005); The Age (Melbourne), 3 September 2005;

55.   The Scotsman, Review of Edinburgh Book Festival appearance, 24 August 2005.

56.   Court appearance as expert witness in Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District. Reported in The Associated Press and among others, Philadelphia Inquirer, Washington Post, The Guardian, The Register (UK on-line), The Scotsman, The Glasgow Herald, The Age (Melbourne), Harrisburg Patriot-News, York Daily Record. 25 October 2005.

57.   New Scientist, Report on the conclusion of Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District. 29 October 2005.

58.   Philadelphia Inquirer, ‘Intelligent Design Flunking Science’, Editorial, 3 November 2005.

59.   Warwick Boar, ‘Warwick academic testifies in landmark American trial on theory of evolution’, 8 November 2005.

a.       ‘Professor defiant as judge bans ‘creationism’, Follow-up, 10 January 2006

b.       ‘Darwin vs God’, 1 February 2006.

c.       ‘Defending the divine design’, 27 February 2006.

60.   The Scientist, ‘Darwin on trial – and in a museum’, 5 December 2005.

61.   Washington Post, ‘Judge rules against intelligent design’, 21 December 2005.

62.   Washington Post, ‘Advocates of intelligent design vow to continue despite ruling’, 22 December 2005.

63.   Valley Advocate (Springfield, Mass.), ‘Monkey trial, take two’ (on the idea of a movie from the Dover trial), 19 January 2006.

64.   Guardian, ‘Designer Trouble: Interview with Steve Fuller’, 31 January 2006.

65.   THES, “Push to publish ‘leads to fraud’, 24 March 2006.

66.   Svenska Dagbladet (Stockholm) ‘Kreationister för sin kamp på fel planhalva’ (on SF’s participation in Kitzmiller case), 24 March 2006.

67.   O Estado De São Paulo (Brazil) Interview with SF, 9 April 2006.

68.   DUZ Magazin (German higher education weekly) ‘Hello Mr Humboldt’, Interview with SF, 28 April 2006.

69.   Dagens Nyheter (Stockholm) “Guds aller djävulens advokat?” (on SF’s support of the teaching of ID), 10 June 2006.

70.   BBC On-line: “Scientists Urge Evolution Lessons”, 21 June 2006.

71.   THES: “Scientific Dogma Decried” (on SF’s support of the teaching of ID), supported by editorial, 23 June 2006. Summarized in The Times, 27 June 2006.

72.   The Times:  “So, maybe I made most of this up, but does it really matter?” (on research fraud), 16 October 2006.

73.   Warwick Boar: ‘Warwick professor defends fraudulent research’, 7 November 2006.


Radio and Television Appearances:

1. Univ. of Iowa Public Radio (both with John Lyne): May 1989 (on social epistemology), September 1989 (on rhetoric and argument in science)

2. Univ. of Illinois Public Radio: November 1989 (on science studies and science policy).

3. Televised Public Lecture: Univ. of South Florida (Tampa), December 1989 (on science studies and science policy).

4. Univ. of Tampere (Finland) Public Radio: April 1991 (on science studies and science policy).

5. 'Science Now', BBC 4 Radio Show (with Lewis Wolpert): 3 December 1994 (on science's social standing)

6. 'Newstalk', BBC 5 Radio Show (with Steven Rose and Minister for Science & Technology, Ian Taylor): 20 March 1995 (on Science Week).

7. 'Cultural Imperialism', BBC Radio Cleveland Show: 4 July 1995 (on the Americanization of Britain).

8. 'Knowledge and Discourse Conference', Hong Kong Today Radio Show: 19 June 1996 (with Dorothy Smith and Gu Yuego)

9. 'Are We Finished with Science?', Open Saturday, BBC-TV 2: 13 June 1997 (interviewer: Howard Stableford).

10. 'The Naming of Parts', Analysis, BBC-Radio 4: 5 July 1999 (interviewer: Andrew Dilnot)

11. 'The Science Wars', Daybreak, CBC-Radio Montreal: 21 September 1999

12. 'The Trial of the 21st Century', TV-Channel 4 (UK): 2 January 2000. (expert witness on the future of community)

13. 'Thomas Kuhn', on 'Worth Knowing', Norwegian National Radio, 3 May 2001.

14. ‘Science Wars’ on ‘Nightwaves’, BBC Radio 3, 19 February 2002 (with David Papineau).

15. ‘Knowledge & Discourse 2’ on Radio 3, Hong Kong, 28 June 2002.

16. ‘Can Physics explain society?’ Today Programme, BBC Radio 4, 10 October 2003 (with Philip Ball).

17. ‘Scientists clone human embryos’, Morning Programme, BBC Coventry/Warwickshire Radio, 12 February 2004.

18. ‘Academic Freedom’. Odyssey show, National Public Radio, Chicago, 11 August 2004.

19. ‘Democracy and Science’. Odyssey show, National Public Radio, Chicago, 16 September 2004.

20. Interview about Kuhn vs Popper, KVON Radio (ABC affiliate), San Francisco/Napa Valley, 7 January 2005.

21. Interview about The Intellectual, Thinking Allowed, BBC Radio 4 (host Laurie Taylor), 2 March 2005.

22. Interview on science today if the Nazis had won World War II, BBC, West Midlands Radio, 18 August 2005; BBC Hereford and Worcester Radio, 22 August 2005. 

23. ‘Is the world speeding up?’ BBC Radio 4 Today Programme, 30 September 2005.

25.   ‘Heaven and Earth’ BBC TV 1 (on intelligent design), 5 February 2006.

26.   ‘Late Night Live’, Australian National Radio (on intellectuals), 6 February 2006.

27.   ‘Sunday Sequence’, BBC Ulster (on intellectuals), 30 April 2006.

28.   ‘Talking Point’, Teachers TV (on how life’s origins should be taught), 8 May 2006.

29.   ‘Skullduggery’, BBC Radio 4 (on racial science), 28 June 2006.




1.       Teaching Science & Technology Studies: A Guide for Curricular Planners, edited by Steve Fuller and Sujatha Raman. A product of the 1991 Summer Institute on Science as Cultural Practice, sponsored by the US National Endowment for the Humanities. Produced and distributed by the Center for the Study of Science in Society, Virginia Tech (1991), 62 pp. Also retrievable via gopher://

2.       Are Science and Religion Compatible? Text and readings. For Open University M.Sc. Course in Science Communication (S802). In use, starting 1998.

3.       Science Wars. Interview and readings. For Open University M.Sc. Course in Science Communication (S802). In use, starting 1998

4.       Understanding Science. Interview and readings. For Open University M.A. Course, Social Science in Question (D820). In use, starting 1998.





University of Colorado: 

Chair, Ph.D. Dissertation: Sandra Gudmundsen (1989).

Member, Ph.D. Dissertation: Mark Yount (1985), Brent Singer (1986), Valerie Broin (1987), Tavai Ananthothai (1988), Larry Goldberg (1988), Paul Saalbach (1994).

Chair, M.A. Thesis: Franz-Peter Griesmaier (1988).


Virginia Tech:

Chair, Ph.D. Dissertation: Stephen Downes (1990).

Member, Ph.D. Dissertation: Scott Hauger (1996), Garrit Curfs, Juan Rogers (1996), Juan Lucena (1996), Douglas Taylor, Amy Crumpton, James Collier.

Member, Ph.D. Prelim Exam Committee: Adam Serchuk (1990), William Lynch (1990), Rafael Balderrama (1992).

Chair, M.S. Thesis: Thomas Childress (1991), Lara Blechschmidt (1992), Ranjan Chaudhuri (1992), Peter Schwartzman (1993).

Member, M.S. Thesis: Garrit Curfs (1990), Peter Johnston (1991), Tracy Glenn (1991), James Collier (1993), Chris Furlow (1993), Stephen Gatlin (1992), Ming-Hui Hu (1995), Dan Dunlap (1995), David Ferro (1995).


University of Pittsburgh (All in Rhetoric & Communication, unless otherwise indicated):

Co-chair, Ph.D. Committee: Joan Leach (1996), Anand Rao (1996)

Member, Ph.D. Committee: Kirk Junker (1996)

M.A. External Examiner: Athena Beldecos (History & Philosophy of Science)

Ph.D. External Examiner: Amir Hartman (Business)


University of Durham:

Chair, M.Phil. Committee: Sotiria Theoharis (1997).

Chair, M.A. Committee: Simon Brown (1996), Nicholas Smith (1997), Tim Rogers (1997), Andrew Stansfield (1999), Lyn Brierley-Jones (2000).

Internal Examiner, M.A.: Rashida Hankin (1996)

External Advisor, Ph.D.: Lyn Brierley-Jones


University of Warwick:

Chair, Ph.D. Committee: James Mittra [ESRC supported] (1999-2004), Justine Donaldson (2000-2), William Gisby (2001- 4), Gerard Choo (2001-    ), Hugo Mendes (2001-   ), San Son (2001-     ), Nigel Christian [ESRC supported] (2002-   ), Jason Ming-Ying Lee (2002-6), Myoung Yong Kim (2002-5); Takeshi Okahashi (2002-     ), Maiko Watanabe (2002-     ); Melanie Ceppi (2003-    ); Marie Thornby [ESRC supported] (2003-4); Mark B. Smith [ESRC supported] (2003-    ); Stephen Norrie [ESRC supported] (2004-    ); Milena Statena (2004-   ); Yiannis Gioukas (2004-   ); Ramin Mirfakhraie (2005-   ); Paul Anderson [Warwick Fellowship] (2005-  ); Paraskevi Gikopoulou (2005- ); Elisabeth Simbuerger (2005- )

External chair, Ph.D. Committee: Howard Sutton [Business School] (2001-    ).

Chair, M.A. Committee: Evangelos Generalis (2000-2), Jerry Stephens (2000-1), Angelica Thumala (2000-1), Srila Roy (2001-2), Edward Tolhurst (2002-3), Robert Taylor (2005-6)

Internal Examiner, Ph.D.: Lee Marshall (2001), Chung-Min Kang (2006)

External Pre-Doctoral Advisor: Tarcisio Zandonade (University of Brasilia, 2001-2); Vidar Ennebak (University of Oslo, 2002-3); Ruihong Liu (Beijing University, 2005-6); Noelia Alvarez Garcia (University of Oviedo, 2005-6)

External Post-Doctoral Advisor: Wu Wei (Xiangtan National University, China, 2002-3).




University of Colorado:

Undergraduate -- Introduction to Philosophy of Science, Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law (all courses aimed primarily at liberal arts majors)

Graduate -- Social Epistemology, Philosophy of History, Continental Philosophy

Virginia Tech:

Undergraduate -- Science and Values (service course required of science and engineering majors)

Graduate -- Sociology of Science, Historiography of Science, Sociology of Intellectuals, Science Policy in Interdisciplinary and Transnational Perspective

University of Pittsburgh:

Undergraduate -- History of Rhetoric (course required of communication majors)

Graduate -- Rhetoric of Science

University of Gothenburg:

Graduate – Theory of Science

University of Durham:

Undergraduate -- Theories of Society (historically oriented course required of first year majors), Science and Society (final honours course)

Graduate (Department) -- Sociology of Knowledge for the 21st Century, Philosophy of the Social Sciences

Graduate (Faculty) -- Postgraduate Training Programme in History of the Human Sciences, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences (Newcastle University)

University of Tel-Aviv:

Graduate – Philosophy and Sociology of Science

University of Warwick:

Undergraduate - Sociological Imagination and Investigation (required first year theory and methods course), Sociology of Science (final honours course), Social Theory of Law (required second year course for Law-Sociology majors); Sociology of Knowledge, Science and Intellectuals (final honours course)

Graduate - MA Philosophy and Social Theory (convenor), Philosophy of Social Sciences (required of Ph.D. students), Advanced Social Theory (Ph.D. seminar), Professional Development Seminar, Sociology of Modernity.

Tokyo International Christian University:

Undergraduate – Re-Imagining Sociology; Introduction to Science & Technology Studies

Copenhagen Business School:

Graduate – Rhetoric of Science


Undergraduate – Science, Communication, and Credibility

Graduate – Social Epistemology of Information Provision

University of Lund at Helsingborg:

Graduate – Re-imagining Social Science for the 21st Century; The Public Intellectual: Who? How? Why?; The Epistemology of Journalism

Zeppelin University:

Undergraduate – History of Knowledge Management




University of Colorado

Departmental offices: Graduate Job Placement Officer (1985-7), Graduate Teaching Mentor (1986-7), Undergraduate Honors Thesis chair (1987-8), Personnel Committee member (1985-8), Graduate Studies Committee member (1985-8), Ph.D. examiner for Metaphysics & Epistemology and History of Philosophy (1987-8), Philosophy Liaison for the Comparative Literature Program (1986-7), Member of the History & Philosophy of Science and Science Policy Colloquium Committees (1985-8).

University offices: Member of Graduate School Council on the Arts and Humanities (1986-8), Member General Education Curriculum Reform Committee, Natural Sciences division (1987-8).

Virginia Tech

Departmental offices: Graduate Placement Officer (1989- ), Member of Sociology Preliminary Exam Reading List Committee (1990).

University offices: Member of Humanities, Science & Technology Undergraduate Program Committee (1988-93); Member of University Faculty Senate (1992-93); Commission on Faculty Affairs (1993).

University of Pittsburgh

Departmental offices: Committee on the Rhetoric of Science Graduate Program (1993-4)

University offices: Member of the Mellon Fellowship and Provost's Humanities Pre-doctoral Fellowship Committees (1994).

University of Durham

Department offices: Chair of Faculty Postgraduate Training Seminar Series (1995-6); Chair of the Philip Abrams Prize Committee for Best Undergraduate Dissertation (1995-9); Information Technology Committee Representative (1997-9); Member of Research Strategy Group (1997-9); Chair of Promotions Committee (1998-9).

University offices: Chair of the Board of Examiners for Sociology & Social Policy (1996-9). Founding Board Member, Institute for the Study of Change (1997-9)

University of Warwick

Department offices: Director of Research (1999-2002).

University offices: Member of the Council of the Faculty of Social Studies (1999-2002); Social Science Representative on the Council of the Faculty of Science (2000-2002); Chair of Review Committee on Warwick Open Studies Programme (2001).


External Assessor

Tenure and Promotion: Arizona State U (Interdisciplinary Studies); Aston U; Chalmers U of Technology, Sweden (Technology Management and Economics [2]); City College of New York (Philosophy); Clarion State U, Pennsylvania (Speech Communication); Gothenburg U, Sweden (Theory of Science); Hong Kong U of Science and Technology (Social Science); Illinois Institute of Technology (Social Sciences [2]); Indiana U (Speech Communication); Linköping U (Faculty of Arts and Sciences); London School of Economics (Sociology); Louisiana State U (Sociology); Memphis State U (Psychology); Michigan Technological U (Humanities [2]); U of Nebraska at Omaha (Economics); North Carolina State U (Multidisciplinary Studies); Northwestern U (School of Communication); Oregon State U (Speech Communication); Queens U, Kingston, Ontario (Philosophy); Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute (Science & Technology Studies [4]); Saint Mary's College, Halifax, Nova Scotia (Sociology); Seton Hall U, New Jersey (Sociology); State U of New York at Binghamton (Philosophy); SUNY at New Paltz (Sociology); U of Birmingham (Sociology); U of California at Berkeley (Rhetoric);  U of Helsinki (Sociology); U of Liverpool (Sociology [2]); U of New Hampshire (Philosophy [2]); U of Pittsburgh (Communication [2]); U of Plymouth, UK (School of Human Sciences [2]); U of Southern Maine (Social Sciences and Education); U of Sussex (Science Policy Research Unit [2]); U of Texas (Public Policy); U of Toronto (History & Philosophy of Science; Sociology); UCLA (Information Studies); U of Virginia (Sociology [2]); Virginia Tech (Science & Technology Studies).

Doctoral Dissertations: Copenhagen Business School (Management, Politics, and Philosophy); Imperial College London (Science Communication); State U of New York at Stony Brook (English); Gothenburg U (Theory of Science [2]); Nottingham Trent U (English & Media Studies); U of New South Wales (Sociology); U of Toronto (History & Philosophy of Science)

Postgraduate Courses: Imperial College, London (M.Sc. in Science Communication, 1996-2000); U of Leeds (M.A. in Philosophy, 2001-3)

Undergraduate Courses: Lingnan U, Hong Kong (B.A. in Politics and Sociology, 2003-6); U of Liverpool (B.A. in Sociology, Social Policy, 1999-2003); U of Leeds (B.A. in Philosophy and History & Philosophy of Science, 2001-3); U of Malaysia (B.Sc. in Science & Technology Studies, 2005-   )



American Philosophical Association, member 1982-

Philosophy of Science Association, member 1984-

Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S), member 1985-

       Ex officio member of Council, 1990-1997

       Head of Outreach Committee, 1992-1994

       Member of Council, 1998-

       Chair of the Rachel Carson Book Prize Committee, 1999-2000

       Member of Ludwik Fleck Book Prize Committee, 2000-2001

       Chair of the Visions Committee, 2000-2001

       Member of the Ludwik Fleck Book Prize Committee, 2000-2001

European Association for the Study of Science & Technology (EASST), 1985-

      Member of Publications Committee, 1992-1998

      Member of Council, 1994-1998

American Sociological Association, member 1990- ;

British Sociological Association, member 1994- ;

Group for the Study of the Institutionalization and Professionalization of Knowledge

       Production (GRIP), steering committee 1990- ;

Teachers for a Democratic Culture, steering committee 1992-;

History of Science Society, member 1993-

American Association for the Rhetoric of Science & Technology (AARST), founding

       Vice-President, 1993-1994;

Business Processes Resources Centre, Warwick University, member of advisory board, 1999-