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Kuhn : philosopher of scientific revolutions

Author: W W Sharrock; Rupert J Read
Publisher: Malden, MA : Polity, 2002.
Series: Key contemporary thinkers (Cambridge, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is the first comprehensive introduction to the work of Kuhn and it will be of particular interest to students and scholars in philosophy, theory of science, management science and anthropology."--Jacket.
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Named Person: Thomas S Kuhn; Thomas S Kuhn; Thomas S Kuhn; Thomas S Kuhn
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: W W Sharrock; Rupert J Read
ISBN: 0745619282 9780745619286 0745619290 9780745619293
OCLC Number: 49285454
Description: x, 233 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The Legendary Thomas Kuhn --
1 PART I EXPOSITION 23 1 The Structure of Scientific Revolutions 25 2 The Historical Case Studies 69 --
PART II CRITICAL ISSUES 97 3 Kuhn and the Methodologists of Science 99 Philosophy of Natural Science 99 Philosophy of Social Science 126 4 Incommensurability 1: Relativism about Truth and Meaning 140 5 Incommensurability 2: World Changes 172 --
Conclusion: The Unresolved Tension 199.
Series Title: Key contemporary thinkers (Cambridge, England)
Responsibility: Wes Sharrock and Rupert Read.
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