Timeline 2 Thomas Kuhn

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    Thomas Kuhn

  • Questioning Aristotle

    Questioning Aristotle
    Kuhn questioned Aristotle's aspects and wondered how this views had been overlooked for so long. Kuhn tried to view physics in the way physics was viewed during that era to help him understand it better.
  • The Copernican Revolution 1957

    During the Renaissance era, Kuhn studied the development of the heliocentric theory of the solar system and wrote the book the Copernican Revolution.(Preston, John.)
  • Book: The Structure of Scientific Revolutions 1962

    One of the most influential books by an American historian in the post-war era.(Preston, John.)
  • Book: Black-Body Theory and the Quantum Discontinuity

    Kuhn's book was on of his most important books written in the early history of quantum mechanics during that time.(Preston, John.)
  • Kuhn Retirement

    Most of Kuhn's career consisted of concepts of scientific revolution, paradigm shift and incommensurability along with the language surrounding it. He wrote many books defining different aspects of science and was a very important part of the scientific community.
  • Video: Thomas Kuhn Speaking (1995)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UH_kXuhRIoQ Thomas Kuhn speaking about his famous book 'The Structure of Scientific Revolutions' in an excerpt from: "an intellectual autobiography in the form of an interview, conducted by Aristides Baltas, Kostas Gavroglu, and Vassiliki Kindi in Athens in the fall of 1995" (Kuhn, The Road since Structure, ed. James Conant and John Haugeland, University of Chicago, 2000).