Social Control and Multiple Discovery in Science: The Opiate by Susan E. Cozzens

By Susan E. Cozzens

Acceptance for accomplishment is a tremendous institutional present within the medical neighborhood, hence regulating disputes over credits for discovery, will be considered as a massive challenge in social keep watch over. Cozzens examines a well known dispute—one that happened with the invention of the opiate receptor in neuropharmacological study. the problems Cozens discusses—priority disputes, social keep watch over, and norms and morals—are vital in the course of the sciences; they're an important components within the lives of scientists, the functioning of clinical groups, and the day by day operations of medical companies.

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44 Nonetheless, Kuhn finds the grouping of twelve helpful, because their work as a set represents the emergence of a new view of energy: What we see in their works is not really the simultaneous discovery of energy conservation. 45 Despite their differences, Kuhn judges that the works represent the early stages of an event in the history of science the origins of which are worth analyzing. Of all the stages in the development of a sociological theory of discovery, Kuhn's piece most closely resembles Kroeber's in its Page 21 form of analysis.

12246 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Cozzens, Susan E. Social control and multiple discovery in science. (SUNY series in science, technology, and society) Bibliography: p. Includes index. 1. EndorphinsReceptorsResearchSocial aspects. 2. ResearchSocial aspects. 3. ScienceSocial aspects. I. Title. II. Series. ) 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Page v For my parents Page vii Contents List of Tables xi Preface xii 1. Introduction 1 Priority Disputes 5 Third Parties 6 Moral Response 8 2. The Similarity Dilemma 10 Individual and Culture 10 Community and Culture 13 The Operational Problem of Similarity 16 A Different Problem of Similarity 22 3.

Cozzens State University of New York Press Page iv Published by State University of New York Press, Albany © 1989 State University of New York All rights reserved Printed in the United States of America No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written permission except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical articles and reviews. , 12246 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Cozzens, Susan E. Social control and multiple discovery in science.

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