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Thomas Kuhn

  • Birth

    Thomas Kuhn was born in the year 1922 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He formed part of a Jewish family whose parents were Samuel L. Kuhn and Minette Stroock Kuhn. Thomas Kuhn (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy). 31 Oct. 2018, plato.stanford.edu/entries/thomas-Kuhn. Morey, Alistair. Book Review: Thinking in Cases | English. 17 May 2017, blogs.kcl.ac.uk/english/2017/05/17/book-review-thinking-in-cases.
  • The Structure of Scientific Revolutions

    The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
    Kuhn's most significant contribution came with the publication of this book. It introduced the concept of paradigm shifts and challenged the prevailing view of scientific progress as a gradual accumulation of knowledge. Butigan, Ken. “The Nonviolent Shift.” Waging Nonviolence, Feb. 2019, wagingnonviolence.org/2012/02/the-nonviolent-shift.
  • A Function for Thought Experiments

    A Function for Thought Experiments
    In this article, Kuhn explored the role of thought experiments in scientific inquiry. He argued that thought experiments play a crucial role in paradigm shifts by challenging existing beliefs and stimulating scientific revolutions. www.bibliopolis.com. “A Function for Thought Experiments 1964 Offprint by Thomas S. Kuhn on Common Crow Books.” Common Crow Books, www.commoncrowbooks.com/pages/books/H10347/thomas-s-kuhn/a-function-for-thought-experiments-1964-offprint.
  • Objectivity, Value Judgment, and Theory Choice

    Objectivity, Value Judgment, and Theory Choice
    Kuhn explored the role of values and subjective factors in theory choice within the scientific community. He argued against the traditional view that scientific progress is solely based on objective criteria and emphasized that subjective judgments and values play a significant role in determining which theories are accepted and pursued. Kuhn - Objectivity, Value, Judgment and Theory Choice.” Scribd, www.scribd.com/doc/166782299/Kuhn-Objectivity-Value-Judgment-and-Theory-Choice.
  • Logic of Discovery or Psychology of Research

    Logic of Discovery or Psychology of Research
    Kuhn delved into the debate between the logical positivists and the proponents of psychology of research. He argued that the process of scientific discovery cannot be reduced to a purely logical and deductive method but involves psychological and social factors as well. Chen, Xiang, et al. “Kuhn’s Theory of Scientific Revolutions and Cognitive Psychology.” Philosophical Psychology, vol. 11, no. 1, Taylor and Francis, Mar. 1998, pp. 5–28, doi:10.1080/09515089808573246.
  • The Essential Tension: Selected Studies in Scientific Tradition and Change

    The Essential Tension: Selected Studies in Scientific Tradition and Change
    This collection of essays expanded on Kuhn's earlier work and further explored the tensions and conflicts that arise within scientific communities during paradigm shifts. https://www.ebooks.com/en-gb/book/2130131/the-essential-tension/thomas-s-kuhn/
  • The Road Since Structure

    The Road Since Structure
    In this article, Kuhn reflected on the impact and reception of his book "The Structure of Scientific Revolutions" since its publication. He responded to criticisms and elaborated on some of the key ideas and concepts put forth in his seminal work. “The Road Since Structure.” University of Chicago Press, 26 July 2022, press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/R/bo3639271.html.
  • Thomas Kuhn's Death

    Thomas Kuhn's Death
    Thomas Kuhn passed away on June 17, 1996, leaving behind a significant legacy in the philosophy of science. Sigurdsson, SkúLi. The Nature of Scientific Knowledge: An Interview With Thomas S. Kuhn. 29 Feb. 2016, www.mprl-series.mpg.de/proceedings/8/3/index.html.