The nature and role of originality in scientific progress. by George J. Stigler

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Pagination293-302 p.
Number of Pages302
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Stigler; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Originality, Economics, History. The Nature and Role of Originality in Scientific Progress By GEORGE J. STIGLER We set great store on originality in economics.

Cournot was a great economist because he was original; Mill was not a great economist-only a great expositor-because he was not original.

At times the attitude is carried to such extremes that we admire a man for his. “The Nature and Role of Originality in Scientific Progress” is an article which dissects the significance of originality and pioneering in the field of science.

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Key works: Concerns about the cumulative model of scientific progress may be found in Kuhnor in later editions, e.g. Kuhn Laudan is a sustained discussion of the topic which proposes a problem-solving model of progress.

For a good introduction to Popper's views about science and scientific progress, see Popper A recent proposal which understands scientific progress in. Replicative Nature of Indian Research, Essence of Scientific Temper, It is no doubt true that a lot of Indian research is replicative in nature, and originality is at a premium here.

In this, the rigid hierarchical system that governs scientific establishments (as it does others) has its own significant role to play. Scientific progress. Exposing the originality of the polymath’s mind from the earliest days, her account teems with hilarious anecdotes — such as Alan wearing a gas mask to ward off hay fever when biking to.

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The role of reader allows the teacher to mentally inquire into the student writer’s possible motives and take into account discourse community conventions, while the role of judge requires a purely evaluative response.

If teachers assume the role of reader, they can be more flexible in their responses to questions regarding common knowledge. Nature and society constantly put us off our balance, and all progress and growth follows from our anxiety to restore that balance.

Hence the appeal of organized religion and political dogmatism. As human history attests, the search for "repose" constantly undermines apprehension and acknowledgment of the truth. How does originality relate to this very high value placed on knowledge.

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