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Title: Kuhnian Model of Scientific Revolutions:
Authors: Sirak, Gebremariam
Keywords: Department
Philosophy
Copyright: 2011
Date Added: 7-Nov-2012
Publisher: AAU
Abstract: The conceptions of paradigms and paradigm shifts are central to Kuhn’s thesis in the structure of scientific revolutions. Thomas Kuhn discusses intensively these ideas in his book, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. Putting these ideas as overarching principles, he talks about the situation where the world changes for scientists when paradigms change. Kuhn says at times of revolutions or paradigm changes, scientists see new and different things when looking with familiar instruments in places they have looked before. These brought into social context, a newer form of understanding in critical social theories can be
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/3731
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