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Main Title The structure of scientific revolutions /
Author Kuhn, Thomas S.
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Author Title of a Work
International encyclopedia of unified science, v. 2, no. 2
Publisher University of Chicago Press,
Year Published 1970
OCLC Number 00093075
ISBN 0226458032; 9780226458038; 0226458040; 9780226458045; 0226458083; 9780226458083
Subjects Science--Philosophy ; Science--History ; sciences (philosophy) ; Naturwissenschaften ; Philosophie ; Wissenschaftliche Revolution ; Paradigma ; Wetenschapsdynamica ; Science and civilization ; Progrès ; Naturwissenschaften--(DE-588)4041421-8 ; Philosophie--(DE-588)4045791-6 ; Wissenschaftliche Revolution--(DE-588)4127252-3 ; Prográes
Additional Subjects Science--History ; Science--Philosophy
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EJBM  Q175.K95 1970 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 12/29/2014
ELDM  Q175.K95 1970 CCTE/GLTED Library/Duluth,MN 06/15/2015
Edition 2nd ed., enl.
Collation xii, 210 pages ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
Introduction: A role for history -- The route to normal science -- The nature of normal science -- Normal science as puzzle-solving -- The priority of paradigms -- Anomaly and the emergence of scientific discoveries -- Crisis and the emergence of scientific theories -- The response to crisis -- The nature and necessity of scientific revolutions -- Revolutions as changes of world view -- The invisibility of revolutions -- The resolution of revolutions -- Progress through revolutions -- Postscript: 1969. An analysis of the history of science. Its publication was a landmark event in the sociology of knowledge, and popularized the terms paradigm and paradigm shift.