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Author Atkinson, Dwight.

Title Scientific Discourse in Sociohistorical Context : the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 1675-1975
Published Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 1998
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Description 1 online resource (241 pages)
Series Rhetoric, Knowledge & Society
Rhetoric, Knowledge & Society
Contents Book Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Editor's Introduction -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Overview and Motivations -- CHAPTER 1 Conceptual Framework -- CHAPTER 2 The Royal Society and Its Philosophical Transactions: A Brief Institutional History -- CHAPTER 3 Methods of Analysis and Description of Text Corpus -- CHAPTER 4 Rhetorical Analysis -- CHAPTER 5 Multidimensional Analysis -- CHAPTER 6 Synthesis and Discussion: Scientific Discourse and Scientific Forms of Life -- CHAPTER 7 Implications and Conclusions -- Appendix A: Contents of "Corpus B" -- Appendix B: Ranges of Variation for Overall MD Analysis -- Appendix C: Standard Deviations for Overall MD Analysis -- References -- Author Index -- Subject Index
Summary Scientific Discourse in Sociohistorical Context represents the intersection of knowledge and method, examined from the perspective of three distinct disciplines: linguistics, rhetoric-composition, and history. Herein, Dwight Atkinson describes the
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Subject Historiography -- Great Britain -- History
Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London
Royal Society (Great Britain) -- History
Science -- Social aspects -- Great Britain -- History
Science -- Great Britain -- History
Science -- Social aspects.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1410601706