|Author:||Thomas S. Kuhn|
|Subcategory:||History & Philosophy|
|Publisher:||University of Chicago Press; 2nd Enlarged edition (1970)|
|Category:||Math and Science|
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Its publication was a landmark event in the history, philosophy, and sociology of scientific knowledge. Kuhn challenged the then prevailing view of progress in "normal science". Normal scientific progress was viewed as mulation" of accepted facts and theories.
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A landmark in intellectual history which has attracted attention far beyond its own immediate field. It is written with a combination of depth and clarity that make it an almost unbroken series of aphorisms. Kuhn does not permit truth to be a criterion of scientific theories, he would presumably not claim his own theory to be true. But if causing a revolution is the hallmark of a superior paradigm, has been a resounding success. According to Kuhn, science normally develops more or less smoothly within such a paradigm until an accumulation of difficulties reduces its effectiveness.
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. A scientific community cannot practice its trade without some set of received beliefs
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. A Synopsis from the original by Professor Frank Pajares From the Philosopher's Web Magazine. A scientific community cannot practice its trade without some set of received beliefs. These beliefs form the foundation of the "educational initiation that prepares and licenses the student for professional practice". The nature of the "rigorous and rigid" preparation helps ensure that the received beliefs are firmly fixed in the student's mind.
In the structure of the scientific revolution, Kuhn brings up the occasional irrational decisions of scientist during a change of paradigm. The Essay on Paradigm In Science. However, the role of paradigm in science holds a very important position. Paradigm in science simply governs the ways in which you. quite easy to understand. People don't like change.
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Kuhn does not permit truth to be a criterion of scientific theories, he would presumably not claim his own theory to be true. € Nicholas Wade, Science. "Perhaps the best explanation of process of discovery. "Occasionally there emerges a book which has an influence far beyond its originally intended audience.