As a science writer/editor for over three decades, Joseph Harmon has edited and helped write thousands of scientific articles, as well as research proposals, abstracts, book chapters, news releases, and technical books and reports. As an independent scholar, he has written numerous articles related to scientific communication, with emphasis on its historical development, and three books (all with Alan Gross): Communicating Science: The Scientific Article from the 17th Century to the Present (Oxford University Press), The Scientific Literature: A Guided Tour (University of Chicago Press), and The Craft of Scientific Communication (University of Chicago Press). Another book, Science from Sight to Insight: How Scientists Illustrate Meaning, is scheduled for publication in November 2013.
Aristotle, Rhetoric; Chaim Perleman, The New Rhetoric; Alan Gross, The Rhetoric of Science; Jeanne Fahnestock, Rhetorical Figures in Science; Peter Galison, Image and Logic: A Material Culture of Microphysics; Frederic Lawrence Holmes, Lavoisier and The Chemistry of Life: An Exploration of Scientific Creativity; Helen Vendler, The Art of Shakespeare's Sonnets.
University of Chicago Press
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