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The structure of scientific revolutions

The structure of scientific revolutions

Author: Thomas S Kuhn
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : The University of Chicago Press, 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4. ed., 6. reprintView all editions and formats

Challenges long-standing linear notions of scientific progress, arguing that transformative ideas don't arise from the day-to-day, gradual process of experimentation and data accumulation, but that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas S Kuhn
ISBN: 9780226458113 0226458113 9780226458120 0226458121
OCLC Number: 921816821
Notes: På omslaget: 50th anniversary edition
Indhold: Introductory essay / by Ian Hacking. Preface. Introduction: a role for history. The route to normal science. The nature of normal science. Normal science as puzzle-solving. The priority of paradigms. Anomaly and the emergence of scientific discoveries. Crisis and the emergence of scientific theories. The response to crisis. The nature and necessity of scientific revolutions. Revolutions as changes of world view. The invisibility of revolutions. The resolution of revolutions. Progress through revolutions. Postscript-1969
Description: xlvi, 217 s
Responsibility: Thomas S. Kuhn ; with an introductory essay by Ian Hacking


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"Thomas S. Kuhn didn't invent the phrase paradigm shift, but he popularized it and gave it the meaning it has today. He also triggered one when he published The Structure of Scientific Revolutions in Read more...

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