195156

Springer, Dordrecht

2018

379 pages

ISBN 978-3-319-76994-3

Pioneers in Arts, Humanities, Science, Engineering, Practice
vol. 16

Nico Stehr

pioneer in the theory of society and knowledge

Edited by

Marian T. Adolf

This unique volume brings together a selection of the most important texts of Nico Stehr for the first time and puts them in dialogue with original research that draws on his prolific work. Covering five decades of pioneering sociological research on the theory of society and knowledge, the book introduces the reader to Stehr’s seminal inquiries into the economic, political and social role of knowledge. Original concepts, such as his groundbreaking studies on the Knowledge Society, are introduced as thevolume traces Stehr’s pursuit of social scientific research as a source of practical knowledge for modern society.The book comprises three parts devoted to the many facets and the remarkable range of Nico Stehr’s oeuvre. Part 1 provides an introduction to the significance of his pioneering work and career. Part 2 demonstrates the practical application of Nico Stehr’s research as seen through the eyes of eminent scholars. Part 3 presents a selection of the milestones of his publications.

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Full citation [Harvard style]:

Adolf, M. T. (ed) (2018). Nico Stehr: pioneer in the theory of society and knowledge, Springer, Dordrecht.

A short biography of Nico Stehr

Adolf Marian T.

2-5

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Reflections on society and knowledge

Stehr Nico; Adolf Marian T.

16-32

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The knowledge society

Böhme Gernot

61-70

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New forms of civil society

Strasser Hermann

81-87

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The scientific ethos

Grundmann Reiner

89-105

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Social science

von Storch Hans

107-114

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The ethos of science revisited

Stehr Nico

117-133

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The magic triangle

Stehr Nico

135-140

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Karl Mannheim

Stehr Nico

141-142

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The productivity paradox

Stehr Nico

243-259

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Knowledge politics

Stehr Nico

261-285

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The social role of knowledge

Stehr Nico

287-308

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Climate change

Stehr Nico

343-354

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Exceptional circumstances

Stehr Nico

355-364

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