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Language as a Scientific Tool: Shaping Scientific Language Across Time and National Tradition

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Language as a Scientific Tool: Shaping Scientific Language Across Time and National Traditions - MacLeod, Miles (Editor), and Sumillera, Rocio G. (Editor), and Surman, Jan (Editor)
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Language is the most essential medium of scientific activity. Many historians, sociologists and science studies scholars have investigated scientific language for this reason, but only few have examined those cases where language itself has become an object of scientific discussion. Over the centuries scientists have sought to control, refine and engineer language for various epistemological, communicative and nationalistic purposes. This book seeks to explore cases in the history of science in which questions or concerns ...

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Language as a Scientific Tool: Shaping Scientific Language Across Time and National Traditions 2019, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780367263928

Paperback

Language as a Scientific Tool: Shaping Scientific Language Across Time and National Traditions 2016, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138101050

Hardcover

Language as a Scientific Tool: Shaping Scientific Language Across Time and National Tradition 2016, Taylor & Francis Group

ISBN-13: 9781315657257

Hardcover