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blog:reading-robert-k-merton-priorities-part-1 [2017/03/07 08:35]
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 +> The value of humility takes diverse expression. One form is the practice of acknowledging the heavy indebtedness to the legacy of knowledge bequeathed by predecessors. This kind of humility is perhaps best expressed in the epigram Newton made his own: 'If I have seen farther, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants' (p. 303).
  
 I think //humility as value// might be the most challenged, but this is very complicated. Does the current incarnation of the institution of science value humility? Is there an incentive to be humble or is there an incentive to be self-promotional and self-lauding? Incorporate into analysis. I think //humility as value// might be the most challenged, but this is very complicated. Does the current incarnation of the institution of science value humility? Is there an incentive to be humble or is there an incentive to be self-promotional and self-lauding? Incorporate into analysis.
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