It's Not Given Us to Foretell How Our Words Will Echo through the Ages: The Reception of Novel Ideas by Scientific Community

Valentin Bazhanov

Abstract


The paper reveals some mostly unnoticed and unexpected trends in reception of novel ideas in science. The author formulates certain principles of the reception of these ideas by scientific communities and justifies them by examples from modern mathematics and non-classical logic.


Keywords


Scientific community; Reception of novel ideas; Creativity; Non-classical logics; N. A. Vasiliev; N. C. A. Da Costa.



DOI: https://doi.org/10.5007/1808-1711.2009v13n2p129

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Principia: an internationnal journal of epistemology
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