23 JAN 2012 by ideonexus

 Technical Terminology Raises the Bar to Entry into a Subject

The increasing technicality of the terminology employed is also a serious difficulty. It has become necessary to learn an extensive vocabulary before a book in even a limited department of science can be consulted with much profit. This change, of course, has its advantages for the initiated, in securing precision and concisement of statement; but it tends to narrow the field in which an investigator can labour, and it cannot fail to become, in the future, a serious impediment to wide inducti...
Folksonomies: terminology lexicon
Folksonomies: terminology lexicon
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But the advantage is that it makes it easier for those working in the subject to be more precises.