Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book Chapter:  Robert, Merton (1973), The Normative Structure of Science, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, The Sociology of Science: Theoretical and Empirical Investigations, Retrieved on 2018-07-27
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27 JUL 2018

 Four Mertonian norms

The four Mertonian norms (often abbreviated as the CUDOS-norms) can be summarised as: communalism: all scientists should have common ownership of scientific goods (intellectual property), to promote collective collaboration; secrecy is the opposite of this norm. universalism: scientific validity is independent of the sociopolitical status/personal attributes of its participants disinterestedness: scientific institutions act for the benefit of a common scientific enterprise, rather than for t...
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