Kuhn's "The structure of scientific revolutions"; a reader's guide.9780826493750
Kuhn's "The structure of scientific revolutions"; a reader's guide.
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3. approaches in the philosophy of science is one of the most influential works in the field of the latter half of the twentieth century. Preston (philosophy, U. of Reading) not only gives a well-balanced well-bal·anced
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Adj. , close reading of Kuhn's text but sorts out the responses from the moment of its publication. He provides a summary of Kuhn's groundwork and development of his themes, some of which happened upon him in what must have been fascinating conversations with more seasoned philosophers in American and England, and gives a chapter-by chapter review that serves as a reader's companion allowing for independent responses. In his brief but concise review of reception and influence of the work Preston directs the reader toward the most significant, and his list of further reading is comprehensive.
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