Author: H. Eto 1
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  • 1 The University of Tsukuba Institute of Socio-Technology 305 Tsukuba, Ibaraki (Japan) 305 Tsukuba, Ibaraki (Japan)
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Abstract  

The science revolution, the paradigm change and the Ortega hypothesis on the role of average scientists are discussed in the context of catchup of developing countries. The relative weight of scientific fields is compared between countries as revealing their values on science. Finding some significant difference between countries, the role of developing countries is discussed in view of a possible science revolution, the paradigm change and the Ortega hypothesis.