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The sociology of intellectual life

the career of the mind in and around academy

by Steve Fuller

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Published by SAGE in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Intellectual life,
  • Philosophy,
  • Sociology of Knowledge,
  • Learning and scholarship,
  • College teachers

  • About the Edition

    Steve Fuller outlins a social theory of knowledge for the 21st century. With characteristic subtlety and verve, he deals directly with a world in which it is no longer taken for granted that universities and academics are the best placed and people to embody the life of the mind.

    Edition Notes

    StatementSteve Fuller
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 178 p. ;
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25542166M
    ISBN 101412928389, 1412928397
    ISBN 109781412928380, 9781412928397
    OCLC/WorldCa847357002

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While Fuller defends academic. The Sociology of Intellectual Life is organized around the three central concepts that underwrite the Humboldtian ideal of the modern university.

These concern the nature of the institution itself (), its ideological justification and the sort of person it tries to produce ().Chapter 4 defends a crucial but widely despised feature of intellectual life – its improvisational nature.

Fuller, S. Introduction. In Theory, Culture & Society: The sociology of intellectual life: The career of the mind in and around the academy (pp. London: SAGE Publications Ltd doi: /n1. Fuller, Steve. "Introduction." In The Sociology of Intellectual Life: The Career of the Mind in and around the Academy,Theory, Culture & Society.

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