September 15, 2000
A Philosopher's Call to End All Paradigms
Steve Fuller says academics have no idea how new ideas are really created
Friends and enemies alike call Steve Fuller a loose cannon, a troublemaker in a half-dozen fields -- philosophy, sociology, the history of science among them. In person, he appears most of all as if possessed.
Not just because he seems to dance a hurdy-gurdy jig when he presents a paper, legs crossing and twisting, torso dodging and weaving, his