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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:   eBook : Document : 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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Thomas Kuhn.
Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
(DLC) 2002022278
(OCoLC)49283604
Named Person: Thomas S Kuhn; Thomas S Kuhn; Thomas S Kuhn; Thomas Samuel Kuhn; Thomas Samuel Kuhn; Thomas S Kuhn; Thomas S Kuhn
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Nickles
ISBN: 0511067240 9780511067242 9780511613975 0511613970 9780511069376 0511069375
OCLC Number: 57146423
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 298 pages) : illustrations.
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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Thomas Kuhn is probably the best-known and most influential historian and philosopher of science of the last 25 years. His concepts of paradigm, paradigm change and incommensurability have changed  Read more...

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