Secrecy in Pure Science

TitleSecrecy in Pure Science
Publication TypeWeb Article
Year of Publication1984
AuthorsSnapper, JW
Secondary AuthorsSawyier, F
Series TitlePerspectives on the Professions
Volume4
Issue1
PublisherCenter for the Study of Ethics in the Professions, Illinois Institute of Technology
Place PublishedChicago
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsCollaboration , Mathematics , SCIENCE
AbstractThis article discusses why openness in science should be qualified even in the theoretical sciences, and discusses when secrecy is justified by looking at some famous anecdotes in mathematics including Hippasus, Tartaglia, Newton and Gauss.
URLhttp://ethics.iit.edu/perspective/v4n1%20perspective.pdf
Short TitleSecrecy in Pure Science
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