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The Spirit of Science: Attribute and Structural Model

Version 1 : Received: 17 August 2018 / Approved: 18 August 2018 / Online: 18 August 2018 (12:15:05 CEST)

How to cite: Zhou, J.; Yu, J.; Qiu, J.; Zhou, Y. The Spirit of Science: Attribute and Structural Model. Preprints 2018, 2018080338 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201808.0338.v1). Zhou, J.; Yu, J.; Qiu, J.; Zhou, Y. The Spirit of Science: Attribute and Structural Model. Preprints 2018, 2018080338 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201808.0338.v1).

Abstract

Spirit of science is one of the important components of science education theory. It not only directly affects the level of science education, but also indirectly affects the selection, education and evaluation of scientific researchers, and the development of science and technology in a country or region. Although more than a century ago, the researchers began to discuss the topic of spirit of science. However, to date, the research of the definition, attribute, structural model and its characteristics of the spirit of science has not yet made a breakthrough. Based on the detailed literature review, the related theoretical analysis and the research of the structural model of the spirit of science, this paper puts forward the new definition, the attribute and the establishment of the structural model of the spirit of science, and analyzes the match the situation from new structural model of the spirit of science and the scientific nature published by the American Society for the Advancement of Science. The results of this study are of great significance for raising the level of scientific education and cultivating future scientific researchers, enhancing their motivation and skills in innovation in scientific research and promoting the development of future scientific undertakings.

Subject Areas

spirit of science; definition; attribute; model; characteristics

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Received: 24 August 2018
Commenter: Jian Zhou
The commenter has declared there is no conflict of interests.
Comment: In this study, although the author used the word "spirit," the word "the spirit of science" is irrelevant to 'religion' and 'soul'. The author research the clustering and assemblage of scientists' personality traits.
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