Yeap, historians refer to this the ‘sociology of truth’. Unfortunately, the harshest critics will come from those educated in the sciences. I’ve written similar articles discussing the element of subjectivity (including faith) in knowledge and truth. But people don’t seem to quite get the point.
Kuhn, for instance, argued that scientific knowledge has an element of trust to the authority of a paradigm. And when crises emerge, paradigms shift, scientists shift their trust into another paradigm. Their whole hermeneutics change. Alongside it, their perception of ‘scientific.