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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 533–539.
Published: 01 November 2012
... thought “improper” for students with healthy thoughts to read. Thomas S. Kuhn's 1962 The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (or, more precisely, one of its translations) was among them. The reason was clear and simple: the title of Kuhn's book contains the word revolution , which during the 1980s was...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 541–548.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Daiwie Fu Correspondence to Daiwie Fu 15 8 2012 15 8 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2012 2012 Although Kuhn's Structure of Scientific Revolutions was first published in 1962 , its entries to Taiwan are rather late and curious. Taiwan's martial law rule was...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 549–554.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Kenji Ito Recently, the Japanese STS scholar Nakajima Hideto has argued that science studies from Kuhn to SSK (sociology of scientific knowledge) have focused on the descriptive analysis of science, and that this originates from Kuhn's conception of paradigm, which, he claims, “does not provide...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 561–567.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Marta Hanson 15 Nakayama states that “the same subject was later more fully and systematically investigated by the Japan Science Council” (2007: 6n7). Nine Japanese reports from 2004 to 2008 that mention Kuhn can be found at www.scj.go.jp/en/report/index.html . 16 Nakajima 2012 cites...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Higher Incommensurability . Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 26 : 273 – 94 . Fu Daiwie ( 2008 ). Hacking on Kuhn and Foucault . ( Taiwanese Journal for Studies of Science, Technology, and Medicine ) 7 : 203 – 14 . Fu Daiwie 傅大為 Chu Yuan-Hung 朱元鴻 , eds...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 555–559.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Mei-Fang Zhang 03 8 2012 10 8 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2012 2012 In 1962, famous American historian and philosopher of science Thomas S. Kuhn published a book titled The Structure of Scientific Revolutions . This work led to a surge of “Kuhn's study fervor...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 527–532.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Bin Li; Dingcheng Ren Three years after Thomas S. Kuhn's The Structure of Scientific Revolutions was first published in 1962 , Chinese readers became aware of this book via a book review. After the academic silence caused by the Cultural Revolution (1966–76), the first complete Chinese...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 March 2011
... second section, which considers the historical approach of philosophy of science originated by Kuhn and elaborated by Lakatos, Paul Feyerabend, and Larry Laudan, we see Chen's extensive use of cases in the history of science to demonstrate the ideas of philosophers under discussion. This not only...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Wen-Hua Kuo 1 Thomas S. Kuhn, The Essential Tension: Selected Studies in Scientific Tradition and Change . Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1977. So, with these paradigms and this essay in mind, let’s enjoy a lively, consensus-free East Asian STS in 2018! This issue...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 519–525.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Kuhn started to employ it. While paradigm can be replaced by other terms, normal science is independently significant and cannot be replaced by other terms. Thomas Kuhn himself was obliged to withdraw his own term paradigm ( Kuhn 1970 ). After that, most academics dropped the use of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 437–439.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Daiwie Fu 傅大為 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2012 2012 Signing off, Daiwie Fu 傅大為 1 Due to the semicentennial of the publication of Thomas Kuhn's The Structure of Scientific Revolutions , perhaps a fine bridge between East Asian STS and Taiwan's local STS/HPS interests...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 237–241.
Published: 01 December 2007
... use. I use the term in its traditional sense. I argue that this is much more useful in order to understand `actuality' in society. Actuality should be `real' in its Latin sense, which derives from `res'. 5 The term, coined by Steve Fuller ( 2000 ), is well developed in his book, Thomas Kuhn: A...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 53–55.
Published: 01 March 2011
... statement by Thomas Kuhn in a collection titled American Philosophers ( Borradori 1994 : 157): “ The Structure of Scientific Revolutions is addressed to philosophical readers …. Today I would consider it part of a discipline that at that time did not even exist: the sociology of knowledge.” While...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 391–395.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Alexandre , and Pradeu Thomas ( 2016 ). “ To Be Continued: The Genidentity of Physical and Biological Processes .” In Individuals across the Sciences , edited by Guay Alexandre and Pradeu Thomas , 317 – 47 . New York : Oxford University Press . Kuhn Thomas ( 1983...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 5–10.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Thomas Kuhn's theory of scientific revolutions influenced and even dominated the third stage of Japanese STS, in large part due to the work of Shigeru Nakayama 中山茂, who had studied with Kuhn ( Nakajima 2007 ). In Taiwan several philosophers of science engaged in promoting the development and growth of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 165–169.
Published: 01 March 2013
... surrendered the registers to the angry rural masses remained unharmed. Like Philip Kuhn's (1990) study of seventeenth-century China, Lam considers the “soulstealers” panic and anticensus riots as a form of political resistance from the bottom of society, the groups most vulnerable to the Qing's military...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 101–105.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... For STS scholars in East Asia, Professor Nakayama is best remembered as Thomas Kuhn's first Asian student at Harvard and the Japanese translator of his famous Structure of Scientific Revolutions (for Nakayama's account of this book and its influence on Japan, see EASTS 6, no. 4: 519–25). But...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 127–131.
Published: 01 March 2017
... drug resistance in Africa has had to be proved wrong so as to shift donors’ attention to a new and fundable paradigm ( Kuhn 1962 ). In chapter 1, reviewing varied and plentiful materials from the press, the World Bank, and leading medical journals such as the Lancet , Crane illustrates how rumors...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 263–265.
Published: 01 December 2007
... features of Kuhn's “paradigms,” Foucault's “epistemes,” Lakatos's “research programs,” and Joan Fujimura's “standard package”) for addressing acid deposition. However, problem frameworks extend beyond science proper, including facets of political and popular culture. It is therefore imperative to identify...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2019) 13 (3): 465–468.
Published: 01 September 2019
... taught us was very telling—he is a talented teacher who makes STS exciting. And I am still using the Gestalt switch image he provided, a Jesus-like man which I could not see through for three hours, to illustrate Thomas Kuhn’s idea on the theory-ladenness of observation. Through the translated Golem...