Stuart Sim is Professor of Critical Theory at the University of Sunderland. His research specialisms are contemporary critical theory (particularly post-modernism) and seventeenth- and eighteenth-century English prose fiction. He was elected a Fellow of the English Association in 2002. He is the author of 23 books and his work has been translated into 14 languages.
Manifesto for Silence: Confronting the Politics and Culture of Noise (Edinburgh University Press, 2007)
Empires of Belief: Why We Need More Scepticism and Doubt in the 21st Century (Edinburgh University Press, 2006)
Fundamentalist World: The New Dark Age of Dogma (Icon Book Ltd, 2004)
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