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The structure of scientific revolutions

Author: Thomas S Kuhn
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, © 1970. ©1962.
Series: International encyclopedia of unified science, v. 2, no. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second edition, enlargedView all editions and formats
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An analysis of the history of science. Its publication was a landmark event in the sociology of knowledge, and popularized the terms paradigm and paradigm shift.
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Kuhn, Thomas S.
Structure of scientific revolutions.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1970
(OCoLC)622899589
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas S Kuhn
ISBN: 0226458032 9780226458038 0226458040 9780226458045 0226458083 9780226458083
OCLC Number: 93075
Description: xii, 210 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 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.
Series Title: International encyclopedia of unified science, v. 2, no. 2.
Responsibility: Thomas S. Kuhn.
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