Thomas Kuhn

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  • Birth

    Thomas Kuhn was born July 18, 1922 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • University of California

    To further his career in philosophy. Kuhn started a full time job as a professor at University of California at Berkeley.
  • Academic Book

    In 1962, Kuhn published his book "The Structure of Scientific Revolutions." It was considered a hit and is one of the most cited academic books to this day.. It was a controversial book because Kuhn's idea was that science is driven by 'paradigms.'
  • "The Structure of Scientific Revolutions" (Second addition)

    Kuhn published the second edition of his book in 1970 in order to clarify his definition of paradigm. This was in response to Margaret Masterman's (1970) criticism. Kuhn, Thomas S. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. The University of Chicago Press, 2015.
  • Death

    Thomas Kuhn passed away June 17, 1996 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.