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The Language of Science by Carol Reeves

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Science and culture: the interaction of discourses

So far, we have learned how the language of science works within science. Now it is time to explore how the language and discourse of science interact with and influence communities outside science and how the culture of those outside communities influences science.

Any discourse is both a result of and a cause of culture. The specialized discourses of scientific fields both result from and contribute to the collected values and operations that make up scientific culture. Likewise, how other human communities – our religious, social, political and personal communities – come to talk about and ...

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