Shaping Science with Rhetoric: The Cases of Dobzhansky, Schrodinger, and Wilson

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How do scientists persuade colleagues from diverse fields to cross the disciplinary divide, risking their careers in new interdisciplinary research programs? Why do some attempts to inspire such research win widespread acclaim and support, while others do not? In Shaping Science with Rhetoric, Leah Ceccarelli addresses such questions through close readings of three scientific monographs in their historical contexts-Theodosius Dobzhansky's Genetics and the Origin of Species (1937), which inspired the "modern synthesis ...

Shaping Science with Rhetoric: The Cases of Dobzhansky, Schrodinger, and Wilson 2001, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226099064

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Shaping Science with Rhetoric: The Cases of Dobzhansky, Schrodinger, and Wilson 2001, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

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