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Restivo Sal

Обновлено: 09-12-2010
Образование бакалавр: Sociology & Anthropology [City College of New York , 1965]
магистр: Sociology [Michigan State University, 1966]
PhD: Sociology [Michigan State University, 1971]
Место работы Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute / Professor of Sociology &Science Studies

Профессиональные интересы:
Sociological Theory of Mind and Thinking (including social AI and robotics); Tricksters & Theorists,; A General Theory of Erotics; Ethnography of Hypnosis; Ethnography of Magic; Sociology of God; Comparative History, Sociology, and Anthropology of Knowledge, Science and Mathematics



  • Comparative Studies in Science and Society (C.E. Merrill, Columbus, 1974). Co-edited with C.K. Vanderpool.
  • The Social Relations of Physics, Mysticism, and Mathematics (D. Reidel,Dordrecht, 1983; Pallas paperback, 1985).
  • The Sociological Worldview (B. Blackwell, Oxford, 1991); Swedish edition published by Bokforlaget Korpen, Goteborg, Sweden, 1995.
  • Mathematics in Society and History (Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1992). Nominated for the Morris D. Forkosch Book Award of the Journal of the History of Ideas.
  • Math Worlds: Philosophical and Social Studies of Mathematics and Mathematics Education (SUNY Press, Albany, 1993). Co-edited with J.P. Van Bendegem and Roland Fischer.
  • Science, Society, and Values: Toward a Sociology of Objectivity (Lehigh University Press, Bethlehem PA, 1994)
  • Degrees of Compromise: Industrial Interests and Academic Values (SUNY Press, Albany, 2001). Co-edited with Jennifer Croissant.
  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Society (Oxford University Press, 2003/4). Editor-in-Chief.
  • Science, Technology, and Society: A Critical Approach (Blackwell Publishers, 2003/4). With W. Bauchspies and J. Croissant.
  • Sociology: A Problem-Based Approach (Wadsworth, 2003/04). With Colin Beech and Richard Robbins.


  • "Sociology and History: Notes on Rapprochement," The Kansas Journal of Sociology, Vol. 6, No. 3 (Fall and Winter 1970-1971), pp. 132-142.
  • "Visiting Foreign Scientists at American Universities: A Study in the Third-Culture of Science," Studies of Third-Cultures, No. 8 (Institute for International Studies in Education, Michigan State, E. Lansing, MI, 1973), 27 pp.
  • "Science: Social Activity and Social Process," pp. 1-24 in Restivo and Vanderpool (eds.), 1974. With C.K. Vanderpool.
  • "The Third-Culture of Science," pp. 461-472 in Restivo and Vanderpool (eds.), 1974. With C.K. Vanderpool.
  • "Ecological Factors in the Emergence of Modern Science," pp. 123-142 in Restivo and Vanderpool (eds.), 1974. With H. Karp.
  • "The Ideology of Basic Science," pp. 334-351 in Restivo and Vanderpool (eds.), 1974.
  • "Towards a Sociology of Objectivity," Sociological Analysis and Theory, Vol. 5, No. 2 (June 1975), pp. 155-183.
  • "Problems and Prospects in the Needham Paradigm for Social Studies of Chinese and Modern Science," Proceedings of the First International Conference on Social Studies of Science (Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1976).
  • "An Evolutionary Sociology of Love," International Journal of Sociology of the Family, Vol. 7 (July-December 1977), pp. 233-245.
  • "A Humanistic Perspective on Science and Society," Humanity and Society, Vol. 2, No. 4 (November 1978), pp. 211-236. With M. Zenzen. Reprinted in W.K. Fishman and C.G. Benello (eds.), Readings in Humanist Sociology (General Hall, New York, 1985), pp. 82-116.
  • "Elements of a General Theory in Macrosociology," International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 15, Nos. 3/4 (July and October 1978), pp. 249-272.
  • "Parallels and Paradoxes in Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism: I - A Critical Reconnaissance," Social Studies of Science, Vol. 8 (1978),. pp. 143-181.
  • "Joseph Needham and the Comparative Sociology of Chinese and Modern Science: A Critical Perspective," pp. 25-51 in R.A. Jones and H. Kuklick (eds.), Research in the Sociology of Knowledge, Sciences, and Art, Vol. II (JAI Press, Greenwich, 1979); Chinese translation in Selected Translations in Science of Science 1, pp. 14-24 (Academia Sinica, Beijing, 1989).
  • "New Directions in the Sociology of Knowledge and Science," Peace Research, Vol. 2, No. 3 (1979), pp. 97-103.
  • "Multiple Realities, Scientific Objectivity, and the Sociology of Knowledge," Reflections, Vol. 1, No. 1 (Summer 1980), pp. 61-76 (nominated for the American Sociological Association's Theory Prize).
  • "The Dialectics of Physics, Knowledge, and Life," a review essay on D. Bohm's Fragmentation and Wholeness, Newsletter of the International Society for the Sociology of Knowledge, Vol. 6, No. 1 (July 1980), pp. 7-10.
  • "Notes and Queries on Science, Technology, and Human Values," Science, Technology and Human Values, Vol. 6, No. 34 (Winter 1981), pp. 20-24.
  • "Some Perspectives in Contemporary Sociology of Science," Science, Technology and Human Values, Vol. 6, No. 35 (Spring 1981), pp. 22-30.
  • "Marxism and Mathematics: The Struggle with Mannheim's Ghost," a review essay on A. Sohn-Rethel's Intellectual and Manual Labor, pp. 33-35 in Newsletter of the International Society for the Sociology of Knowledge, Vol. 7, Nos. 1 and 2 (May 1981).
  • "Mathematics and the Limits of the Sociology of Knowledge," Social Science Information, Vol. 20, Nos. 4 and 5 (1981), pp. 679-701.
  • "Holonomy in Physics and Society," Man-Environment Systems, vol. II, Nos. 5/6 (1981), pp. 177-183. With M. Zenzen.
  • "Parallels and Paradoxes in Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism: II - A Sociological Perspective," Social Studies of Science, Vol. 12 (1982), pp. 37-71.
  • "The Mysterious Morphology of Immiscible Liquids: A Study of Scientific Practice," Social Science Information, Vol. 21, No. 3 (1982), pp. 447-473, With M. Zenzen.
  • "Mathematics and Civilization," The Centennial Review, Vol. XXVI, No. 3 (Summer 1982), pp. 277-301. With R. Collins.
  • "Mathematics and the Sociology of Knowledge," Knowledge, Vol. 4, No. 1 (September 1982), pp. 127-144.
  • "Remarks on the Structure of Ancient Wisdom," Journal of Social and Biological Structures, (1983), Vol. 6, pp. 113-115.
  • "The Mooting of Science Studies: Research Programs and Science Policy," pp. 53-83, in M. Mulkay and K. Knorr-Cetina (eds.), Science Observed, (Sage, London, 1983). With D. Chubin.
  • "The Myth of the Kuhnian Revolution in the Sociology of Science," pp. 293-305 in R. Collins (ed.), Sociological Theory 1983, (Jossey-Bass, New York, 1983).
  • "Robber Barons and Politicians in Mathematics: A Conflict Model of Science," The Canadian Journal of Sociology, Vol. 8, No. 2 (Spring 1983), pp. 199-227. With R. Collins.
  • "Development, Diversity and Conflict in the Sociology of Science," Sociological Quarterly, Vol. 24, No. 2 (1983), pp. 185-200. With R. Collins.
  • "Representation and the Sociology of Mathematical Knowledge," in B. Schiele and C. Belisle (eds.), Les Savoirs dans les Pratiques Quotidiennes (CNRS, Paris, 1984).
  • "Science, Secrecy, and Democracy," Science, Technology, and Human Values, Vol. 11, Issue 1 (Winter 1986), pp. 79-84.
  • "Critical Sociology of Science and Scientific Validity," Knowledge (special issue on National Policies for Optimizing Validity in Applied Social Research), Vol. 8, No. 3 (March 1987), pp. 486-508. With Julia Loughlin.
  • "Science Studies - What is to be Done," Science, Technology and Human Values, Vol. 12, Issue 2 (Spring 1987), pp. 13-18; Chinese translation in Selected Translations in Science of Science 1, pp. 1-5 (Academia Sinica, Beijing, 1989).
  • "Sociological Talk About Art and Science: A Review Essay," Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, Volume 23 (October 1987), pp. 368-376.
  • "Modern Science as a Social Problem," Social Problems, Volume 35, No. 3 (June 1988), pp. 206-225.
  • "The Social Construction of Mathematics," International Reviews on Mathematical Education, Volume 20, No. 1 (February 1988), pp. 15-19.
  • "Critical Sociology of Science," Chapter 5 in D.E. Chubin and E.W. Chu (eds.), Science off the Pedestal (Wadsworth, Belmont CA, 1989).
  • "The Social Life of Mathematics", Philosophica, Volume 42, No. 2 (1988), pp. 5-20.
  • "In the Clutches of Daedalus: Science, Society, and Progress," pp. 145-176 in S.L. Goldman (ed.), Science, Technology, and Social Progress (Lehigh University Press, Bethlehem, 1989).
  • "The Social Roots of Pure Mathematics", pp. 120-143 in T. Gieryn and S. Cozzens (eds.), Theories of Science in Society (Indiana University Press, Bloomington, 1990).
  • "Science, Sociology of Science, and the Anarchist Tradition," pp. 21-40 in Thomas Brante, Steve Fuller, and William Lynch (eds.), Controversial Science (SUNY Press, Albany, 1993).
  • "The Theory Landscape in Science Studies: Sociological Traditions," commissioned chapter, pp. 95-110 in S. Jasanoff, G. Markle, Jim Petersen, and T. Pinch (eds.), Handbook on Science, Technology, and Society (Sage Publications, for the Society for Social Studies of Science, Beverly Hills, 1994).
  • "Zen and the Art of Science Studies," essay review, Science, Technology & Human Values 17, 3 (Summer 1992): 402-405.
  • "Reflections on the Sociology of Knowledge and the End of Epistemology," Revue Roumaine de Philosophie 36, published by the Romanian Academy of Sciences, (Jan-June 1992): 23-43; Romanian translation in Angela Botez (ed.), Realism Si Relativism in Filosofia Stintei Contemporane, Editura DAR, Bucharest, 1993. Reprinted (English) VEST:Tidskrift for Vetenskapsstudier, 8, 2 (1995), 7-28.
  • "The Social Life of Mathematics," pp. 209-220 in P. Ernest (ed.), Mathematics, Education, and Philosophy: An International Perspective, Falmer Press, London, 1994.
  • "Science, Sociology of Science, and the Anarchist Tradition," The Raven 7, 2 (Summer 1994), 183-196.
  • "Science, Social Problems, and Progressive Thought: Essays on the Tyranny of Science" (including "Technoscience or Tyrannoscience Rex," a review of Jurassic Park), pp. 39-87 in S.L. Star (ed.), Ecologies of Science, SUNY Press, Albany, 1995. With Jennifer Croissant.
  • "How to Criticize Science and Maintain Your Sanity," Science as Culture, 6, Part 3, 28 (Spring 1996): 396-413. With Wenda K. Bauchspies
  • "Science, Social Theory, and Science Criticism," Communication & Cognition (special issue on Popularization of Science: The Democratization of Knowledge in Perspective), 29, 2 (1996): 249-272. With Wenda Bauchspies.
  • "Race, Class, and Gender in Science Studies," Festschrift to Professor Aant Elzinga, edited by Jan Barnberg and Margarita Halberg,Institutionen for vetenskapsteori (University of Gothenberg, 1997). With Julia Loughlin.
  • "Building Labs and Building Lives," in Degrees of Compromise: Industrial Interests and Academic Values (SUNY Press, Albany, 1999), co-edited by Jennifer Croissant and Sal Restivo. With Jennifer Croissant.
  • "In the Wake of the Winnower: Reflections on Donald T. Campbell and the Sociology of Objectivity," Philosophica, 2000.
  • "Mathematics, Mind, and Society," pp. 119-134 in Leone Burton (ed.), Learning Mathematics (London: Falmer Press, 1999).
  • "Mathematical Practice in History and Culture: A Review Essay," Science as Culture, 7, 3 (1998): 407-419.
  • "What is Science, Once More With Feeling: A Review Essay," Science, Technology, and Society, 3, 2 (1998): 384-391.
  • "Science, Sociology, and Anarchism," Philosophy and Social Action, 25, 1 (January-March,1999): 7-15.
  • "The Invention of Science," Cultural Dynamics, 12, 2 (July, 2000): 57-73. With Julia Loughlin.
  • "Toward a Socio-Visual Theory of Information and Information Technology," Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society (IEEE: Rome, 2000): 169-175. With Audrey Steinhauer.
  • "4S, the FBI, and Anarchy," contribution to "STS and the Unabomber: Personal Essays" (Sal Restivo, Wesley Shrum, and Keith Benson), Science, Technology, and Human Values, 25, No. 4 (Autumn 2000): 519-522.
  • "Building Labs and Building Lives," in Degrees of Compromise: Industrial Interests and Academic Values (SUNY Press, Albany, 2001), co-edited by Jennifer Croissant and Sal Restivo. With Jennifer Croissant.
  • "The Will to Mathematics: Minds, Morals, and Numbers," Foundations of Science, forthcoming 2003. With Wenda Bauchspies. Portuguese translation, Bauchspies, W. & Restivo, S. (2001) - O arbítrio da matemática: mentes, moral e números. BOLEMA, 16, pp. 102-124.
  • "Bringing Up and Booting Up: Social Theory and the Emergence of Socially Intelligent Robots," Proceedings of the 2001 Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Conference, Tucson AZ, October 7-10, 2001.

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