Socio Norms, Representation and Language Represented in Scientific Inquiry

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I had to explain how socio norms, representation and language are represented in scientific inquiry.
1. Language, Representation and socio-cultural norms in scientific inquiry.
It has been made clear that, in the evolution of scientific thought, language is playing a more active role than is implied by a passive vehicle which merely conveys information. In the context of communication theory, linguists themselves have also pointed to the inadequacies of this traditional viewpoint, for it is clear that the listener is as active as the speaker in elaborating the content of the message ( http://www.ejmste.com/012005/m2.pdf). We could argue that there are strong parallels to be drawn between the way in which the visual world is created and the way in which language is used to create our mental spaces. We therefore see that language can play a particularly subtle and active role in the way scientists communicate with each other and the ways in which new ideas are developed, or can be blocked (http://multiplex.integralinstitute.org/Public/cs/forums/thread/16055.aspx). It is also important to understand the relationship between vision and language in great depth over the years of scientific inquiry it has grown in context and the thoughts that have been constructed from (ihttp://www.fdavidpeat.com/bibliography/essays/lang.htmt) . These ideas can be seen and viewed through the eyes of three different author’s, Laquer’s work on historical tales told by representations of women’s bodies, Stephen’s discussion of metaphor and Gilman and Schienbinger’s discussion of Visual imagery.
Scientist view and representation of women and their body has been a constant battle though the prevailing scientific years of research and study. Their views and thoughts were depicted in their studies and changed just as community perceptions evolved and were reconstructed over time. Laqueur…...

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