the framework within which scientists operate
science conducted within an existing paradigm, as defined by Thomas Kuhn
Paradigm Shift or Scientific Revoltuion
when enough anomalies accrue to challenge the existing paradigm, showing that it is incomplete or inadequate to explain all observed phenomena
Normative view of science
the notion that science is unaffected by the personal beliefs or values of scientists but rather follows objective rules of evidence
work done to maintain the border between legitimate and non legitimate science within a specific scientific discipline or between legitimate disciplines.
a term used by sociologists to describe the notion that certain scientific results get more notoriety and influence based on the existing prestige of the researchers involved.
rising atmosphere concentrations of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases as well as higher global average temperatures
a society that both produces and is concerned with mitigating risks, especially manufactured risks (ones that results from human activity)
differential access to telecommunications and information technologies based on socioeconomic status