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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 123–125.
Published: 01 April 2019
... be invidiously set against another as in any way privileged. Questions about the epistemological status or rationality of different disciplines or areas of culture should be dismissed, he claims, as pointless. He calls this perspective “left-wing Kuhnianism” and discusses its importance for the journal Common...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 441–452.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Jeffrey M. Perl In this introduction to Part 1 of “Contextualism—the Next Generation: Symposium on the Future of a Methodology,” the editor of Common Knowledge , a “journal of left-wing Kuhnian opinion,” reports that the new symposium responds to contextualist criticism of the previous CK symposium...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 1–8.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Knowledge began as an enterprise of “Left Kuhnian” or “Left Wittgensteinian” contextualists, hoping to get beyond the problem known as “incommensurability,” it has become over the past quarter-century a venue in which the commensuration of paradigms and worldviews, even religions and cultures...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 441–449.
Published: 01 August 2011
... thinkers, and “left-wing Kuhnians” under the rubric of the “new fuzziness.” The term had been introduced as an insult by a philosopher of science with positivist leanings, but Rorty took it up as an “endearing” compliment, arguing that “to be less fuzzy” was also to be “less genial, tolerant, open-minded...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (3): 426–429.
Published: 01 August 2004
..., then at least talk of practice. The contributors to this first installment of our symposium would have been, let me hazard, Left Kuhnians back when that term meant anything. Dur- ing the time of dispute over Thomas Kuhn and incommensurability, the Right...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 21–24.
Published: 01 January 2023
... in support of his own arguments and positions. His doing so has perhaps misled some, including Nicholas Gaskill, whose essay “Rorty against Rorty” incited this symposium, 1 to suppose that Rorty had any particular interest in science. He was pleased to be regarded as a “Kuhnian” (though a Kuhnian, as he...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (2): 291–295.
Published: 01 April 2008
... old,discarded an paradigm, new ofa perspective the digms shifted in the way that the Kuhnian “strong program” suggests, then, from   worldlanguage or alien etrably   unintelligible appears former the that rearranged so furniture tual era orfrom oneto beings historical some...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (2): 326–348.
Published: 01 April 2005
... – . , ing Kuhnian thinking to humanistic subjects. tohumanistic thinking Kuhnian ing connotation of “disunity” that so offends Pocock speaks to the limits of apply- metadisciplinary the so, If theory? about well aesthetic as said be kind of the over.is shifts, paradigm in of belief...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 473–487.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Bloor’s claim is that Darwinian evolution has the same nature as the evolu the as nature same the has evolution Darwinian that Bloor’sis claim And what if one does not accept the Kuhnian notion of scientific para...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 147–151.
Published: 01 January 2002
... 147 The contextualist is the more reticent and philosophically chaste of the 148 two. In the watershed debate, held an intellectual generation ago, between “opti- mistic” and “pessimistic” Kuhnians, the pessimists held the philosophical high ground: truth...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 151.
Published: 01 January 2002
... 147 The contextualist is the more reticent and philosophically chaste of the 148 two. In the watershed debate, held an intellectual generation ago, between “opti- mistic” and “pessimistic” Kuhnians, the pessimists held the philosophical high ground: truth...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 34–44.
Published: 01 January 2008
... Colin Richmond Thomas Kuhn is said to have found inspiration in the disciplines of cultural and art history for his idea that scientific progress is noncumulative.1 Thus it is odd that, when repatriated (in its Kuhnian or post-Kuhnian form...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 227–249.
Published: 01 August 2007
...: ; figuredcrucially in Kuhnianand post-Kuhnian sociol...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 142–143.
Published: 01 January 2007
... critique. self- forward-looking forideology defensiveness cultural reason, for backward-looking science, for faith substituting values, universal for search the from away India led have they relativists, “post-Kuhnian” foreign and mystagogues band of Counter-Enlightenment...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 143.
Published: 01 January 2007
... critique. self- forward-looking forideology defensiveness cultural reason, for backward-looking science, for faith substituting values, universal for search the from away India led have they relativists, “post-Kuhnian” foreign and mystagogues band of Counter-Enlightenment...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 143–144.
Published: 01 January 2007
... critique. self- forward-looking forideology defensiveness cultural reason, for backward-looking science, for faith substituting values, universal for search the from away India led have they relativists, “post-Kuhnian” foreign and mystagogues band of Counter-Enlightenment...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 144–145.
Published: 01 January 2007
... critique. self- forward-looking forideology defensiveness cultural reason, for backward-looking science, for faith substituting values, universal for search the from away India led have they relativists, “post-Kuhnian” foreign and mystagogues band of Counter-Enlightenment...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 145–146.
Published: 01 January 2007
... critique. self- forward-looking forideology defensiveness cultural reason, for backward-looking science, for faith substituting values, universal for search the from away India led have they relativists, “post-Kuhnian” foreign and mystagogues band of Counter-Enlightenment...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 146–147.
Published: 01 January 2007
... critique. self- forward-looking forideology defensiveness cultural reason, for backward-looking science, for faith substituting values, universal for search the from away India led have they relativists, “post-Kuhnian” foreign and mystagogues band of Counter-Enlightenment...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 147.
Published: 01 January 2007
... critique. self- forward-looking forideology defensiveness cultural reason, for backward-looking science, for faith substituting values, universal for search the from away India led have they relativists, “post-Kuhnian” foreign and mystagogues band of Counter-Enlightenment...