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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (2): 418–419.
Published: 01 April 2002
... they differ, and of what those similarities and differences say about the societies that conceived the forms. The expressiveness of the body means that “knowing the body” is never simply once and for all. —Don Seeman Steve Fuller, Thomas Kuhn: A Philosophical...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 34–44.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Colin Richmond This essay takes the Morte Darthur of Sir Thomas Malory as a test case for the applicability of Thomas Kuhn's notion of “paradigm shifts” to the history of culture. While Kuhn apparently found inspiration in the disciplines of cultural and art history for his idea that scientific...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 59–71.
Published: 01 January 2023
... way, Rorty relied heavily on the ideas of Thomas Kuhn. The article surveys the development of science studies since Kuhn's day, sketching an intellectual genealogy for Bruno Latour and Isabelle Stengers, whose work addresses—much more directly than Rorty's—current concerns with the climate crisis...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 220–232.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Jeffrey M. Perl; Jeffrey M. Perl This essay introduces the second of three installments of an “elegiac symposium” in Common Knowledge on figures and concepts devalued in what Thomas Kuhn refers to as “paradigm shifts.” The essay suggests that Kuhn’s idea is provincial, in three specified senses...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 29–33.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Terry Eagleton This essay introduces a cluster of articles titled “Devalued Currency: An Elegiac Symposium on Paradigm Shifts.” Eagleton's piece addresses, from a perspective indebted to Walter Benjamin, the notion of Thomas Kuhn that “shifts” in the controlling paradigms of disciplines...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 21–24.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Jeffrey M. Perl Abstract In this brief introduction to part 2 of the Common Knowledge symposium “Whatever Happened to Richard Rorty?” the journal’s editor asks why Rorty was dependent on Thomas Kuhn, rather than Paul Feyerabend or the then-rising stars of “science studies” (such as Bruno Latour...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 445–471.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Yoke-Sum Wong According to Thomas Kuhn, the entrenchment of a paradigm, especially in the critical stages when facing anomalies, requires the further suppression of competing ideas. This essay addresses the unconscious entrenchment of European modernist aesthetics in the everyday, especially...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 123–125.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Richard Rorty; Jeffrey M. Perl In this brief essay Rorty comments on how some fear that Thomas Kuhn’s widely persuasive view of science can and is being used to denigrate science or to reduce our sense of its difference from literature. Rorty goes on to argue that no part of culture should...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 122.
Published: 01 April 2019
... 1992. This call for papers was published among the first group. Thomas Kuhn scientific realism irrealism the Linguistic Turn paradigm shift Copyright © 1992 1992 ...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 441–452.
Published: 01 August 2020
... and Theophrastan—idioms of discourse about fictional characters and inquiring into their changing affective content. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 Thomas Kuhn J. G. A. Pocock contextualism phenomenology incommensurability Common Knowledge 26:3 DOI 10.1215/0961754X-8521633 © 2020...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 41–60.
Published: 01 January 2022
... Fleck's classic study of the genesis and development of a scientific fact. The broader approach of another classic study, Thomas Kuhn's The Structure of Scientific Revolutions , will be discussed later. 5 My focus will be on two historical moments. In the first, at the turn from the seventeenth...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (3): 380–401.
Published: 01 September 2022
... Will Take Care of Itself: Interviews with Richard Rorty , edited by Mendieta Eduardo . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2005 . Rorty Richard . “ Thomas Kuhn, Rocks, and the Laws of Physics .” Common Knowledge 6 , no. 1 ( 1997 ): 6 – 16 . Repr. in Philosophy and Social...
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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 (2008) 14 (2): 201–207.
Published: 01 April 2008
... .  .  Common Knowledge 204 Richard Rorty, “Thomas Kuhn, Rocks, and the Laws Laws the and Rocks, Kuhn, “Thomas Rorty, Richard Richard Rorty, ed., ed., Rorty, Richard 1967...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (3): 447–449.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Oren Harman As Canales shows convincingly, it has been difficult for both historians and scientists to countenance demons in science, and so they have been written out, in many ways and many instances, of the histories of which they are part and parcel. Thomas Kuhn and even the more radical...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 177–197.
Published: 01 May 2022
...-disciplinary theorist Barbara Herrnstein Smith draws on Fleck's epistemological views in her book Practicing Relativism in the Anthropocene (2018), the unorthodox philosopher Isabelle Stengers, in her study Another Science Is Possible (2018), deploys a contrast between Fleck and Thomas Kuhn as part of her...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (2): 415–416.
Published: 01 April 2002
... they differ, and of what those similarities and differences say about the societies that conceived the forms. The expressiveness of the body means that “knowing the body” is never simply once and for all. —Don Seeman Steve Fuller, Thomas Kuhn: A Philosophical...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (2): 416.
Published: 01 April 2002
... they differ, and of what those similarities and differences say about the societies that conceived the forms. The expressiveness of the body means that “knowing the body” is never simply once and for all. —Don Seeman Steve Fuller, Thomas Kuhn: A Philosophical...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (2): 417.
Published: 01 April 2002
... they differ, and of what those similarities and differences say about the societies that conceived the forms. The expressiveness of the body means that “knowing the body” is never simply once and for all. —Don Seeman Steve Fuller, Thomas Kuhn: A Philosophical...
Journal Article
Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (2): 417.
Published: 01 April 2002
... they differ, and of what those similarities and differences say about the societies that conceived the forms. The expressiveness of the body means that “knowing the body” is never simply once and for all. —Don Seeman Steve Fuller, Thomas Kuhn: A Philosophical...