Thomas Kuhn

  • Birth

    Thomas Samuel Kuhn was born on July 18th, 1922 in Cincinnati, Ohio
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    Early Life and Childhood

    As a kid, Thomas attended all private schools where he found his love for Math. He soon gained a new found love for science, specifically physics and then eventually philosophy of science.
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    Collegiate days

    Thomas Kuhn was a very successful college student. He attended the most prestigious Ivy League Institute at Harvard University where he obtained his Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate degrees all within a six year span.
  • Paradigm Shift

    Paradigm Shift
    Thomas Kuhns most famous concept was the way we view scientific theories. He stated that each and every theory go through a shift in which he called a paradigm. He said that nothing in science is linear and nothing stays the same. In fact, nothing in science should be accepted as "fact" but should be looked at as an accepted truth.
  • Death

    IN 1994, Thomas Kuhn was diagnosed with Lung Cancer. To non scientists he wasn't very known but in the science world he was very instrumental and key to how scientists and students look at it. He changed the game for years to come and left his mark with his work