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Crítica à arrogância do especialista

Há hoje poucos investigadores que se possam proclamar matemáticos ou físicos ou biólogos sem restrição. Um homem pode ser um topologista ou um acusticionista ou um coleopterista. Estará então totalmente mergulhado no Jargão do seu campo, conhecerá toda a literatura e todas as ramificações desse campo mas, frequentemente, olhará para o campo vizinho como qualquer coisa que pertence ao seu colega três portas abaixo no corredor e considerará mesmo que qualquer manifestação de interesse da sua parte corresponderia a uma indesculpável quebra de privacidade"

WIENER, 1948

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