Can Rhetorical Momentum Influence Agreement in Science?The Scientist
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AbstractWe have all witnessed the rhetorical impact of language in popular culture. Certain terms may serve ideological goals but mislead us about the reality they signify. How about scientific language? Does a particular terminology help shape agreement even when it is misleading or seems theoretically neutral? Let's take one example: the prion.
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Citation InformationCarol Reeves. "Can Rhetorical Momentum Influence Agreement in Science?" The Scientist (2003)
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