Thomas Kuhn July 18, 1922 – June 17, 1996

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  • Birth

    Thomas Kuhn was born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Bachelor's in physics

  • Master's in physics

  • Ph.D in history of science

    Although his previous degrees were in physics he switches to history in science this leading more into philosophy of science
  • The Copernican Revolution

    His first book that studied the development if the heliocentric theory.(The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica)
  • Thomas Kuhn: The Structure of Scientific Revolutions

  • The Structure of Scientific Revolutions

    His most influential piece of work that has had the biggest impact on philosophy of science. Introduces the term Paradigm. "It is a package of claims about the world, methods for gathering and analyzing data, and habits of scientific thought and action."(Godfrey-Smith)
  • Death

    Thomas Kuhn died in Cambridge, Mass.