There is a tension between universality and locality of scientific knowledge, which is a puzzle issue in front of late developer countries entering globalization of science. In China,it also connects another puzzle issue which caused by tension between scientific culture and cultural tradition,the former introduced ab extra and the later charactered by humanity and ethics. This paper discusses these tensions based on recently Survey Reports of China Civic Scientific Literacy.

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Two puzzles of late developer countries entering globalization of science ——the case of China

Guoping ZENG   Center for S&T Communication and Popularization of CAST--Tsinghua University, China

Xiaoqin TAN   Center for S&T Communication and Popularization of CAST--Tsinghua University, China

There is a tension between universality and locality of scientific knowledge, which is a puzzle issue in front of late developer countries entering globalization of science. In China,it also connects another puzzle issue which caused by tension between scientific culture and cultural tradition,the former introduced ab extra and the later charactered by humanity and ethics. This paper discusses these tensions based on recently Survey Reports of China Civic Scientific Literacy.

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