- Promoting an inductive method
- Advocating science for the public good
- Forming new scientific institutions
- Accepting external funding
An unintended consequence of this "professionalization of science," according to Snyder, is a rift between science and the rest of the world. As Snyder puts it:
Once scientists became members of a professional group, they were slowly walled off from the rest of us. This is the unintended consequence of the revolution that started with our four friends.Is this a problem? Should science be "for the public" and "not only for scientists"?