Argumentation 8 (2):157-161 (1994)

This essay argues that the really useful character of reflexivity is that it enables a radical critique of representation and its conventional material and rhetorical practices. It is uniquely able to produce paradox and thus disrupt discourses by undermining authorial privilege. Because Fuller's social epistemology is insensitive to its own reflexive implications, and limits itself to normative questions about knowledge policy, it is too limited — and limiting — to provide a context that can nurture reflexivity
Keywords Epistemology  normativity  reflexivity  social epistemology  sociology of science  sociology  sociology of knowledge
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