Contents: Defining the Notion of «Specialized Discourse» – Lexical Features of Specialized Discourse – Syntactic Features
of Specialized Discourse – Textual Features – The Development of Specialized Discourse in the 17th Century – Specialized
Terms in «Hard Word» Dictionaries – Lexical Choices in a Galilean Translation – Specialized Neologisms in Boyle’s Texts –
The Origins of the Experimental Essay – Malthus and the Definition of Economic Terms – Rhetoric and the Language of Economics
– The Formation of the Lexis of Computer Science.