Dr. Thomas S. Kuhn

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  • Dr. Thoms S. Kuhn – July 18, 1922 – June 17, 1996 – War Effort

    Dr. Thoms S. Kuhn –  July 18, 1922 – June 17, 1996 – War Effort
    Shortly after earning his bachelor's degree Thomas Kuhn offered his support to the war effort by way of research in counter radar technology. As an avid pacifist, this was a difficult decision for Kuhn but one he justified due to the horrors perpetrated by Hitler. Marcum, James A. “Thomas S. Kuhn.” Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, https://www.iep.utm.edu/kuhn-ts/.
  • Dr. Thoms S. Kuhn – July 18, 1922 – June 17, 1996 – The Copernican Revolution

    Dr. Thoms S. Kuhn –  July 18, 1922 – June 17, 1996 – The Copernican Revolution
    Following his time abroad, Kuhn returned to Harvard and took on numerous other scholastic endeavors, including an instructor of natural sciences and as an assistant professor of history of science. It was the latter that allowed Kuhn to study in-depth, Aristotle's philosophies and led to Kuhn writing his first book "The Copernican Revolution." Bird, Alexander. “Thomas Kuhn.” Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Stanford University, 31 Oct. 2018, https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/thomas-kuhn/.
  • Dr. Thoms S. Kuhn – July 18, 1922 – June 17, 1996 – Effects of The Copernican Revolution

    Dr. Thoms S. Kuhn –  July 18, 1922 – June 17, 1996 – Effects of The Copernican Revolution
    The Copernican Revolution revealed Kuhn's early thoughts on concepts of paradigm shifts in science and scientific methods. Kuhn moved to the University of California Berkeley and was awarded a professorship and tenure. There he collaborated with colleagues Stanley Cavell and Paul Feyerabend leading to Kuhn's most notable work. Marcum, James A. “Thomas S. Kuhn.” Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, https://www.iep.utm.edu/kuhn-ts/.
  • Dr. Thoms S. Kuhn – July 18, 1922 – June 17, 1996 – Structure

    Dr. Thoms S. Kuhn –  July 18, 1922 – June 17, 1996 – Structure
    Thomas Kuhn published the final draft of his acclaimed "The Structure of Scientific Revolutions." Kuhn emphasizes how scientific knowledge exists in paradigms of thought under normal science and those paradigms can, and should, undergo revolutions which dramatically shift the line of thought into new directions. Hayat, Emn Saeed., Economics and Admin Sciences Near East University, https://www.ipeclub.co/wp-ontent/uploads/2019/02/the-structure-of-the-scientific-revolution-1.pdf.
  • Dr. Thoms S. Kuhn – July 18, 1922 – June 17, 1996 – Impact of Structure

    Dr. Thoms S. Kuhn –  July 18, 1922 – June 17, 1996 – Impact of Structure
    The impact from "Structure" was significant. Not only to the scientific community but to other areas such social sciences, economics and business, using the concept of paradigm shifts as a way to propel change. https://youtu.be/3cp6pEzx3uw Naughton, John. “Thomas Kuhn: the Man Who Changed the Way the World Looked at Science.” The Guardian, Guardian News and Media, 18 Aug. 2012, https://www.theguardian.com/science/2012/aug/19/thomas-kuhn-structure-scientific-revolutions.
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    Dr. Thoms S. Kuhn – July 18, 1922 – June 17, 1996 – Early Life

    Dr. Thomas Kuhn is considered one of the most influential personalities in the field of philosophy of science. Originally a physicist, he attended Harvard University obtaining a bachelors, masters and PhD in Physics between 1943 to 1949. His accolades at Harvard include graduating suma cum laude and induction into the Society of Fellows. Bird, Alexander. “Thomas Kuhn.” Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Stanford University, 31 Oct. 2018, https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/thomas-kuhn/.