Thomas Kuhn 18 July 1922 - 17 June 1996

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  • Kuhn’s first book: Copernican Revolution

    Kuhn’s first book: Copernican Revolution
    In Copernican Revolution, it changed the thought that the earth was the center of the universe and shifted to the sun being the center of the universe.
  • Kuhn’s most notable book: The Structure of Scientific Revolutions

    Kuhn’s most notable book:  The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
    This is Kuhn’s most notable book. Many historians and philosophers believe this book to be the most influential work in the 20th century.
  • The Structure of Scientific Revolution background

    The Structure of Scientific Revolution background
    The background on The Structure of Scientific Revolution is how scientific research and scientific thought were based on paradigms and world-views. Which contained formal theories, classics experiments, and methods that are trusted. Scientist are know to accept paradigms, redefine them, expand on its theories, and give more detailed information on it.
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    Kuhn argued and questioned a lot of scientific progress and knowledge that was constructed on judicious selected experimental frameworks. One point that he argued was that paradigm determines the kind of experiments or research his peers performed, types of questions that were asked, and what problems were considered important.
  • Kuhn, a major influencer in the field of science

    Kuhn, a major influencer in the field of science
    Looking back, Kuhn was a major influencer in the philosophy of science field. Kuhn revolutionized the field and the history of philosophy of science. His concepts and ideas touched many fields and one being business management. Later on in his career he went on to write a collection of essays called The Essential Tension (1977), and the technical study Black-Body Theory and the Quantum Discontinuity (1978).
  • References

    Parrot-Shaffer, Chelsey (2020, July 14). Tomas S. Kuhn. Encyclopedia Britannica Inc. https://www.britannica.com/biography/Thomas-S-Kuhn . Accessed on 2020, August 09. Peter Godfrey-Smith. (2003). Theory and Reality : An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science. University of Chicago Press. https://web-b-ebscohost-com.ezproxy1.apus.edu/ehost/ebookviewer/ebook?sid=69108b86-f1b5-40c8-9f14-3af39c4f28b0%40pdc-v-sessmgr05&vid=0&format=EB . Accessed on 2020, August 09.
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