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Thomas Kuhn

Author: Thomas Nickles
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series: Contemporary philosophy in focus.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume offers an introduction to Kuhn's life and work and then considers the implications of Kuhn's work for philosophy, cognitive psychology, social studies of science, and feminism. The volume is more than a retrospective on Kuhn, exploring future developments of cognitive and information sciences along Kuhnian lines." "Outside of philosophy, the volume will be of particular interest to professionals and  Read more...
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Named Person: Thomas S Kuhn; Thomas S Kuhn; Thomas S Kuhn; Thomas S Kuhn; Thomas S Kuhn; Thomas Samuel Kuhn; Thomas Samuel Kuhn; Kuhn, Thomas Samuel <1922->; Thomas S Kuhn
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Nickles
ISBN: 0521792061 9780521792066 0521796482 9780521796484
OCLC Number: 49283604
Description: xiii, 298 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Kuhn and logical empiricism / Michael Friedman --
Thomas Kuhn and French philosophy of science / Gary Gutting --
Normal science and dogmatism, paradigms and progress: Kuhn 'versus' Popper and Lakatos / John Worrall --
Kuhn's philosophy of science practice / Joseph Rouse --
Thomas Kuhn and the problem of social order in science / Barry Barnes --
Normal science: from logic to case-based and model-based reasoning / Thomas Nickles --
Kuhn, conceptual change, and cognitive science / Nancy J. Nersessian --
Kuhn on concepts and categorization / Peter Barker, Xiang Chen and Hanne Andersen --
Kuhn's world changes / Richard E. Grandy --
Does The Structure of Scientific Revolutions permit a feminist revolution in science? / Helen Longino.
Series Title: Contemporary philosophy in focus.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas Nickles.
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An introduction to the life and work of Thomas Kuhn, probably the best-known historian and philosopher of science of the last 25 years.  Read more...

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