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Science as writing

Science as writing

Author: David M Locke
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"For many years it has been assumed that a great gulf exists between science and the humanities, that the writings of science are simply the record of things scientists do and find and are devoid of literary features. Recently this assumption has been challenged by those who regard science and literature as companion endeavors, working side by side to describe, in their respective ways, the world of human
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David M Locke
ISBN: 0300054521 9780300054521
OCLC Number: 25412010
Description: x, 237 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: science and literature --
Problematics of representation --
Writing without expression --
Rhetoric of science --
Art of artless prose --
Putative purity of science --
Writing as reality --
Reading science.
Responsibility: David Locke.


It has been assumed that a gulf existed between science and the humanities and that the writings of scientists had no literary features. Locke argues that scientific language can be imaginative and  Read more...


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