The Structure of Scientific Revolutions

by Thomas S. Kuhn

Paperback, 1996

Collection

Publication

University of Chicago Press (1996), Edition: 3rd, 212 pages

Description

"A landmark in intellectual history which has attracted attention far beyond its own immediate field. . . . It is written with a combination of depth and clarity that make it an almost unbroken series of aphorisms. . . . Kuhn does not permit truth to be a criterion of scientific theories, he would presumably not claim his own theory to be true. But if causing a revolution is the hallmark of a superior paradigm, [this book] has been a resounding success." --Nicholas Wade, Science   "Perhaps the best explanation of [the] process of discovery." --William Erwin Thompson, New York Times Book Review   "Occasionally there emerges a book which has an influence far beyond its originally intended audience. . . . Thomas Kuhn's The Structure of Scientific Revolutions . . . has clearly emerged as just such a work." --Ron Johnston, Times Higher Education Supplement   "Among the most influential academic books in this century." --Choice   One of "The Hundred Most Influential Books Since the Second World War," Times Literary Supplement  … (more)

Language

Original language

English

Original publication date

1962

Physical description

212 p.; 5.25 inches

ISBN

0226458083 / 9780226458083
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