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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 405–413.
Published: 01 May 2020
... changes in moral and political intuitions. Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 Undead Text Thomas S. Kuhn paradigm context history of science The date is March 25, 1962, and Thomas S. Kuhn (1922–96), nearly forty years old and recently promoted to professor of the history...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 375–383.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., also evokes the Bible, Homer, African drum talk, Winston Churchill, and Uzbekistan. Thomas Kuhn was at ease with sciences as different as chemistry and astronomy. So, too, Beauvoir, who, as the Manchester Guardian reviewer put it, “brave[ly] refus[ed] to accept the tyranny of specialization...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (1 (78)): 161–186.
Published: 01 January 2016
... transparent. Constantin Fasolt (2004 : 39) quotes a rather casual, but provocative, statement by Thomas Kuhn: “In history, more than in any other discipline I know, the finished product of research disguises the nature of the work that produced it.” Throughout this essay I have used or invoked verbs...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 221–243.
Published: 01 May 2018
... science as a cultural experience “embodied in practice alone” (ibid.: 33). Anticipating Thomas Kuhn, Polanyi suggests that rather than coming up with eternal answers in science, each generation is in charge of interpreting its own processes (ibid.: 16). But typically, these are not radical shifts...