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    Karsten Witt, Jens Kuhn, Lars Timmermann, Mateusz Zurowski & Christiane Woopen (2013). Deep Brain Stimulation and the Search for Identity. Neuroethics 6 (3):499-511.
    Ethical evaluation of deep brain stimulation as a treatment for Parkinson’s disease is complicated by results that can be described as involving changes in the patient’s identity. The risk of becoming another person following surgery is alarming for patients, caregivers and clinicians alike. It is one of the most urgent conceptual and ethical problems facing deep brain stimulation in Parkinson’s disease at this time. In our paper we take issue with this problem on two accounts. First, we elucidate what is (...)
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  2. Rupert Hofmann, Jörg Jantzen, Helmut Kuhn & Henning Ottmann (1989). [Anados] Festschrift Für Helmut Kuhn. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
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  3. Thomas S. Kuhn & Carlos Solâis Santos (1998). Alta Tensi'on Historia, Filosof'ia, y Sociolog'ia de la Ciencia : Ensayos En Memoria de Thomas Kuhn. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
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  4. Rolf Kühn, Sebastian Knöpker, Eveline Cioflec, Denisa Butnaru, Ştefan Nicolae, Bence Marosan & Adrian NiŢĂ (2010). Jean Reaidy, Michel Henry, la Passion de Naître : Méditations Phénoménologiques Sur la Naissance (Rolf Kühn); Rolf Kühn, Praxis der Phänomenologie: Einübungen Ins Unvordenkliche (Sebastian Knöpker); Chan-Fai Cheung, Kairos: Phenomenology and Photography (Eveline Cioflec); Hisashi Nasu, Lester Embree, George Psathas, Ilja Srubar (Eds.), Alfred Schutz and His Intellectual Partners (Denisa Butnaru); Martin Endreß, Alfred Schütz; Schutzian Research. A Yearbook of Lifewordly Phenomenology and Qualitative Social Science, Vol. 1/2009 (Stefan Nicolae); Csaba Olay, Hans-Georg Gadamer: Phänomenologie der Ungegenständlichen Zusammenhänge (Bence Marosan); François Jaran, La Métaphysique du Dasein. Heidegger Et la Possibilité de la Métaphysique (Adrian Nita). [REVIEW] Studia Phaenomenologica 10:403-427.
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  5. T. S. Kuhn (2000). A Discussion with Thomas S. Kuhn. In Idem. In Thomas Kuhn (ed.), The Road Since Structure. University of Chicago Press 253--324.
     
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    Tomáš Tatranský, Sophie Loidolt, Eric Sean Nelson, Lawrence Petch, Rolf Kühn, Yves Mayzaud, Denisa Butnaru, Andreea Parapuf, Jassen Andreev & Adrian Niţţ (2006). Claire Katz & Lara Trout (Ed.), Emmanuel Levinas. Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers_ (Tomás Tatranský)Thomas Bedorf, Andreas Cremonini (Hrsg.), _Verfehlte Begegnung. Levinas Und Sartre Als Philosophische Zeitgenossen_(Sophie Loidolt)Samuel Moyn, _Origins of the Other: Emmanuel Levinas Between Revelation and Ethics_ (Eric Sean Nelson)Pascal Delhom & Alfred Hirsch (Hrsg.), _Im Angesicht der Anderen. Levinas' Philosophie des Politischen_(Sophie Loidolt)Sharon Todd, _Learning From the Other: Levinas, Psychoanalysis and Ethical Possibilities in Education_(Lawrence Petch)_Michel Henry, Le Bonheur de Spinoza, Suivi De: Etude Sur le Spinozisme de Michel Henry, Par Jean-Michel Longneaux_ (Rolf Kühn)Jean-Francois Lavigne, _Husserl Et la Naissance de la Phénoménologie (1900-1913). Des Recherches Logiques aux Ideen: La Genèse de l'Idéalisme Transcendantal Phénoménologique_ (Yves Mayzaud)Denis Seron, _Objet Et Signification (Denisa Butnaru)Dan Zahavi, Sara Heinämaa and Hans Ruin (Eds.). [REVIEW] Studia Phaenomenologica 6:453-487.
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    Rolf Kühn, Sarah Helduser, Sebastian Knöpker, Eric Faÿ, Michael O'Neill Burns, Paul Terec & Alice Pugilese (2009). Michel Henry, Worte ChristiMichel Henry, "Ich Bin Die Wahrheit.“ Für Eine Philosophie des ChristentumsRolf Kühn, Subjektive Praxis Und Geschichte — Phänomenologie Politischer AktualitätRaphaël Gély, Rôles, Action Sociale Et Vie Subjectives. Recherches À Partir de la Phénoménologie de Michel HenryAntoine Vidalin, La Parole de la Vie. La Phénoménologie de Michel Henry Et l'Intelligence Chrétienne des EcrituresJohn Mullarkey, Post Continental PhilosophySébastien Laoureux, Immanence À la Limite. Recherches Sur la Phénoménologie de Michel HenryFrancesco Saverio Trincia, Husserl, Freud E Il Problema Dell'inconscio. [REVIEW] Studia Phaenomenologica 9:523-548.
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  8. Helmut Kuhn & Franz Wiedmann (1962). Das Problem der Ordnung, Hrsg. Von Helmut Kuhn [Und] Franz Wiedmann. A. Hain.
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  9. Thomas Kuhn (2010). Prólogo de T. S. Kuhn a la traducción inglesa de Entstehung und Entwicklung einer wissenschaftlichen Tatsache de Ludwik Fleck. Metatheoria 1 (1).
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  10. Thomas S. Kuhn, James Conant & John Haugeland (2000). The Road Since Structure Philosophical Essays, 1970-1993, with an Autobiographical Interview. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
     
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  11. Paul Hoyningen-Huene & Thomas S. Kuhn (1989). Die Wissenschaftsphilosophie Thomas S. Kuhns Rekonstruktion Und Grundlagenprobleme. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
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  12. Helmut Kuhn & Franz Wiedmann (1964). Epimeleia Die Sorge der Philosophie Um den Menschen. A. Pustet.
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  13. Thomas S. Kuhn & Ian Hacking (2012). The Structure of Scientific Revolutions: 50th Anniversary Edition. University of Chicago Press.
    A good book may have the power to change the way we see the world, but a great book actually becomes part of our daily consciousness, pervading our thinking to the point that we take it for granted, and we forget how provocative and challenging its ideas once were—and still are. _The Structure of Scientific Revolutions _is that kind of book. When it was first published in 1962, it was a landmark event in the history and philosophy of science. Fifty (...)
     
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    Thomas S. Kuhn (1992). Introduction. PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association 1992:3-5.
    A brief epitome of the central shared and the central incompatible elements in Kuhn 's and van Fraassen's philosophical viewpoints.
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    J. Kuhn (2011). A Consistent Man. Constructivist Foundations 6 (2):138-138.
    Upshot: Jehane Barton Burns (now Jehane Kuhn) worked with Ernst von Glasersfeld in the 1960’s on semantic analysis for machine translation at Silvio Ceccato’s Centro di Cibernetica at the University of Milan. Among subsequent formative experiences, she lists Italian travels with Howard Burns, historian of architecture (who first told her about Vico), and a decade in the Office of Charles and Ray Eames (where Constraints was a talismanic word). She and Thomas Kuhn married in 1982; she still considers (...)
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    Annette Kuhn (2002). Dreaming of Fred and Ginger: Cinema and Cultural Memory. New York University Press.
    "The main spine of this book stems from a comprehensive series of interviews with subjects recalling their experiences of 1930s cinemagoing. Your feel the breath of life in these spectators, a rarity in film studies, thanks to the painstaking work contracting the interview subjects and recording and tabulating their testimony."- JUMPCUT In the 1930s, Britain had the highest annual per capita cinema attendance in the world, far surpassing ballroom dancing as the nation's favorite pastime. It was, as historian A.J.P. Taylor (...)
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    D. Kuhn (2000). Metacognitive Development. Current Directions in Psychological Science 9:178-181.
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    Helmut Kuhn (1944). Charity and Contemplation. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 4 (3):420-433.
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    Lesley Kuhn (2008). Complexity and Educational Research: A Critical Reflection. Educational Philosophy and Theory 40 (1):177–189.
    Judgements concerning proper or appropriate educational endeavour, methods of investigation and philosophising about education necessarily implicate perspectives, values, assumptions and beliefs. In recent years ideas from the complexity sciences have been utilised in many domains including psychology, economics, architecture, social science and education. This paper addresses questions concerning the appropriateness of utilising complexity science in educational research as well as issues relating to the ways in which complexity might be engaged. I suggest that, just like all human endeavour, approaches to (...)
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    Steven T. Kuhn (1996). Agreement Keeping and Indirect Moral Theory. Journal of Philosophy 93 (3):105-128.
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    Katharine Gilbert & Helmut Kuhn (1946). A Reply to Van Meter Ames's "Note on a History of Esthetics". Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 4 (3):187-194.
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    James W. Kuhn (1993). Book Review. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 12 (10):752-752.
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    Andnej Kuhn (1961). A Painter on Imagination. British Journal of Aesthetics 1 (4):238-239.
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    Jonathan Y. Tsou (2015). Reconsidering the Carnap-Kuhn Connection. In Kuhn’s Structure of Scientific Revolutions - 50 Years On. Springer International Publishing
    Recently, some philosophers of science (e.g., Gürol Irzik, Michael Friedman) have challenged the ‘received view’ on the relationship between Rudolf Carnap and Thomas Kuhn, suggesting that there is a close affinity (rather than opposition) between their philosophical views. In support of this argument, these authors cite Carnap and Kuhn’s similar views on incommensurability, theory-choice, and scientific revolutions. Against this revisionist view, I argue that the philosophical relationship between Carnap and Kuhn should be regarded as opposed rather than (...)
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    Alisa Bokulich & William J. Devlin (2015). Kuhn’s Social Epistemology and the Sociology of Science. In William J. Devlin & Alisa Bokulich (eds.), Kuhn's Structure of Scientific Revolutions - 50 Years On. Springer 167-183.
    This chapter discusses Kuhn’s conception of the history of science by focussing on two respects in which Kuhn is an historicist historian and philosopher of science. I identify two distinct, but related, aspects of historicism in the work of Hegel and show how these are also found in Kuhn’s work. First, Kuhn held tradition to be important for understanding scientific change and that the tradition from which a scientific idea originates must be understood in evaluating that (...)
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    Steve Fuller (2001). Thomas Kuhn: A Philosophical History for Our Times. University of Chicago Press.
    This work discusses whether Kuhn's The Structure of Scientific Revolutions was revolutionary. Steve Fuller argues that Kuhn held a profoundly conservative view of science and how one ought to study its history.
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  27. Alexander Bird (2000). Thomas Kuhn. Acumen.
    Thomas Kuhn transformed the philosophy of science. His seminal 1962 work "The Structure of Scientific Revolutions" introduced the term 'paradigm shift' into the vernacular and remains a fundamental text in the study of the history and philosophy of science. This introduction to Kuhn's ideas covers the breadth of his philosophical work, situating "The Structure of Scientific Revolutions" within Kuhn's wider thought and drawing attention to the development of his ideas over time. Kuhn's work is assessed (...)
     
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  28. Paul Hoyningen-Huene (2008). Thomas Kuhn and the Chemical Revolution. Foundations of Chemistry 10 (2):101-115.
    The paper discusses how well Kuhn’s general theory of scientific revolutions fits the particular case of the chemical revolution. To do so, I first present condensed sketches of both Kuhn’s theory and the chemical revolution. I then discuss the beginning of the chemical revolution and compare it to Kuhn’s specific claims about the roles of anomalies, crisis and extraordinary science in scientific development. I proceed by comparing some features of the chemical revolution as a whole to (...)’s general account. The result will be that Kuhn’s general description of scientific revolutions fits the chemical revolution extraordinarily well. However, this result should not be taken as an empirical confirmation of Kuhn’s theory, but rather as an indication that the chemical revolution is a constitutive part of it. (shrink)
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    Rinat Nugayev & Tanzilia Burganova (2016). Heideggerian Epistemology as a Source of Kuhn's Concept of the Growth of Knowledge. Italian Science Review 1 (34):156-167.
    The claim that we want to put forward is that Thomas Kuhn’s growth of knowledge concept is drawn upon Heidegger’s epistemology. To bolster the tenet the corresponding works of both thinkers are considered. As a result, the one-to-one correspondence (or isomorphism) between the key propositions of Heideggerian epistemology and the basic tenets of Kuhn’s growth of knowledge model is dawned. The tenets under consideration include the holistic nature of a paradigm, the incommensurability thesis, conventional status of (...)
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    Dunja Šešelja & Christian Straßer (2013). Kuhn and the Question of Pursuit Worthiness. Topoi 32 (1):9-19.
    The aim of this paper is, on the one hand, to critically investigate Kuhn’s stance on the assessment of the pursuit worthiness of scientific theories, and, on the other hand, to show the actuality of some of Kuhn’s points on this issue, in view of their critical analysis. To this end we show that Kuhn presents certain tools, which may help scientists to overcome communication breakdowns when engaging in the process of rational deliberation regarding the question whether (...)
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  31. Moti Mizrahi (2015). A Reply to James Marcum’s “What’s the Support for Kuhn’s Incommensurability Thesis?”. Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 4 (11):21-24.
    I reply to James Marcum’s “What’s the Support for Kuhn’s Incommensurability Thesis? A Response to Mizrahi and Patton”.
     
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  32. James Marcum (2015). What’s the Support for Kuhn’s Incommensurability Thesis? A Response to Mizrahi and Patton. Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 2015.
    Moti Mizrahi (2015) examines whether there are “good arguments” to support Kuhn’s taxonomic incommensurability (TI) thesis. He concludes that there is neither “valid deductive” nor “strong inductive” support for the thesis and that consequently TI should not be believed or accepted. In response, Lydia Patton (2015) claims that the most “influential” arguments within the history of science are abductive or inference to the best explanation (IBE) rather than deductive or inductive arguments. After reviewing and analyzing this exchange, I propose (...)
     
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  33. Nicholas Maxwell (2005). Popper, Kuhn, Lakatos and Aim-Oriented Empiricism. Philosophia 32 (1-4):181-239.
    In this paper I argue that aim-oriented empiricism (AOE), a conception of natural science that I have defended at some length elsewhere[1], is a kind of synthesis of the views of Popper, Kuhn and Lakatos, but is also an improvement over the views of all three. Whereas Popper's falsificationism protects metaphysical assumptions implicitly made by science from criticism, AOE exposes all such assumptions to sustained criticism, and furthermore focuses criticism on those assumptions most likely to need revision (...)
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    K. Brad Wray (2016). The Influence of James B. Conant on Kuhn’s Structure of Scientific Revolutions. Hopos: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science 6 (1):1-23.
    I examine the influence of James B. Conant on the writing of Kuhn’s Structure of Scientific Revolutions. By clarifying Conant’s influence on Kuhn, I also clarify the influence that others had on Kuhn’s thinking. And by identifying the various influences that Conant had on Kuhn’s view of science, I identify Kuhn’s most original contributions in Structure. On the one hand, I argue that much of the framework and many of the concepts that figure in Structure (...)
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    Thomas Uebel (2011). Carnap and Kuhn: On the Relation Between the Logic of Science and the History of Science. [REVIEW] Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 42 (1):129 - 140.
    This paper offers a refutation of J. C. Pinto de Oliveira's recent critique of revisionist Carnap scholarship as giving undue weight to two brief letters to Kuhn expressing his interest in the latter's work. First an argument is provided to show that Carnap and Kuhn are by no means divided by a radical mismatch of their conceptions of the rationality of science as supposedly evidenced by their stance towards the distinction of the contexts of discovery and justification. (...)
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    Howard Sankey (2012). Kuhn, Normativity and History and Philosophy of Science. Epistemologia:103-111.
    This paper addresses the relationship between the history and philosophy of science by way of the issue of epistemic normativity. After brief discussion of the relationship between history and philosophy of science in Kuhn’s own thinking, the paper focuses on the implications of the history of science for epistemic normativity. There may be historical evidence for change of scientific methodology, which may seem to support a position of epistemic relativism. However, the fact that the methods of science undergo variation (...)
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  37. Paul Hoyningen-Huene (2002). Paul Feyerabend Und Thomas Kuhn. Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 33 (1):61-83.
    The paper discusses some aspects of the relationship between Feyerabend and Kuhn. First, some biographical remarks concerning their connections are made. Second, four characteristics of Feyerabend and Kuhn's concept of incommensurability are discussed. Third, Feyerabend's general criticism of Kuhn's Structure of Scientific Revolutions is reconstructed. Forth and more specifically, Feyerabend's criticism of Kuhn's evaluation of normal science is critically investigated. Finally, Feyerabend's re-evaluation of Kuhn's philosophy towards the end of his life is presented.
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  38. Nicholas Maxwell (2005). Popper, Kuhn, Lakatos and Aim-Oriented Empiricism. Philosophia 32 (1-4):181-239.
    In this paper I argue that aim-oriented empiricism (AOE), a conception of natural science that I have defended at some length elsewhere, is a kind of synthesis of the views of Popper, Kuhn and Lakatos, but is also an improvement over the views of all three. Whereas Popper's falsificationism protects metaphysical assumptions implicitly made by science from criticism, AOE exposes all such assumptions to sustained criticism, and furthermore focuses criticism on those assumptions most likely to need revision (...)
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  39. Moti Mizrahi (2015). Kuhn’s Incommensurability Thesis: What’s the Argument? Social Epistemology 29 (4):361-378.
    In this paper, I argue that there is neither valid deductive support nor strong inductive support for Kuhn’s incommensurability thesis. There is no valid deductive support for Kuhn’s incommensurability thesis because, from the fact that the reference of the same kind terms changes or discontinues from one theoretical framework to another, it does not necessarily follow that these two theoretical frameworks are taxonomically incommensurable. There is no strong inductive support for Kuhn’s incommensurability thesis, since there are rebutting (...)
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    Alex Stewart Davies (2013). Kuhn on Incommensurability and Theory Choice. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 44 (4):571-579.
    The incommensurability of two theories seems to problematize theory comparisons, which allow for the selection of the better of the two theories. If so, it becomes puzzling how the quality of theories can improve with time, i.e. how science can progress across changes in incommensurable theories. I argue that in papers published in the 1990s, Kuhn provided a novel way to resolve this apparent tension between incommensurability and scientific progress. He put forward an account of their compatibility which worked (...)
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    Steve Fuller (2004). Kuhn Vs. Popper: The Struggle for the Soul of Science. Columbia University Press.
    Thomas Kuhn's _Structure of Scientific Revolutions_ has sold over a million copies in more than twenty languages and has remained one of the ten most cited academic works for the past half century. In contrast, Karl Popper's seminal book _The Logic of Scientific Discovery_ has lapsed into relative obscurity. Although the two men debated the nature of science only once, the legacy of this encounter has dominated intellectual and public discussions on the topic ever since. Almost universally recognized as (...)
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  42. Andoni Ibarra & Thomas Mormann (2010). Appropriating Kuhn’s Philosophical Legacy. Three Attempts: Logical Empiricism, Structuralism, and Neokantianism. Cadernos de Filosofia Das Ciencias 8:65 - 102.
    In this paper we discuss three examples of the appropriation of Kuhn’s ideas in philosophy of science. First we deal with classical logical empiricism. Perhaps somewhat surprisingly, the arch-logical empiricist Carnap considered Kuhn’s socio-historical account as a useful complementation, and not as a threat of the philosophy of science of logical empiricism. As a second example we consider the attempt of the so-called struc- turalist philosophy of science to provide a “rational reconstruction” of Kuhn’s approach. Finally, we (...)
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    Hans-Jörg Rheinberger (2000). Ephestia: The Experimental Design of Alfred Kühn's Physiological Developmental Genetics. [REVIEW] Journal of the History of Biology 33 (3):535-576.
    Much of the early history of developmental and physiological genetics in Germany remains to be written. Together with Carl Correns and Richard Goldschmidt, Alfred Kühn occupies a special place in this history. Trained as a zoologist in Freiburg im Breisgau, he set out to integrate physiology, development and genetics in a particular experimental system based on the flour moth Ephestia kühniella Zeller. This paper is meant to reconstruct the crucial steps in the experimental pathway that led Kühn and his (...)
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  44. Xiang Chen (1997). Thomas Kuhn's Latest Notion of Incommensurability. Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 28 (2):257-273.
    To correct the misconception that incommensurability implies incomparability, Kuhn lately develops a new interpretation of incommensurability. This includes a linguistic theory of scientific revolutions (the theory of kinds), a cognitive exploration of the language learning process (the analogy of bilingualism), and an epistemological discussion on the rationality of scientific development (the evolutionary epistemology). My focus in this paper is to review Kuhn's effort in eliminating relativism, highlighting both the insights and the difficulties of his new version of incommensurability (...)
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    Stig Brorson & Hanne Andersen (2001). Stabilizing and Changing Phenomenal Worlds: Ludwik Fleck and Thomas Kuhn on Scientific Literature. [REVIEW] Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 32 (1):109-129.
    In the work of both Ludwik Fleck and Thomas Kuhn the scientific literature plays important roles for stability and change of scientific phenomenal worlds. In this article we shall introduce the analyses of scientific literature provided by Fleck and Kuhn, respectively. From this background we shall discuss the problem of how divergent thinking can emerge in a dogmatic atmosphere. We shall argue that in their accounts of the factors inducing changes of scientific phenomenal worlds (...)
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    Ronald N. Giere (2013). Kuhn as Perspectival Realist. Topoi 32 (1):53-57.
    In this essay I argue that T. S. Kuhn, at least in his later works, can be regarded as a perspectival realist. This is a retrospective interpretation based mainly on the essays published posthumously under the title The Road Since Structure (Kuhn 2000). Among the strongest grounds for this interpretation is that Kuhn explicitly states that one must have a “lexicon” in place before raising questions about the truth or falsity of claims made using elements of the (...)
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  47. Xinli Wang (2002). Taxonomy, Truth-Value Gaps and Incommensurability: A Reconstruction of Kuhn's Taxonomic Interpretation of Incommensurability. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 33 (3):465-485.
    Kuhn's alleged taxonomic interpretation of incommensurability is grounded on an ill defined notion of untranslatability and is hence radically incomplete. To supplement it, I reconstruct Kuhn's taxonomic interpretation on the basis of a logical-semantic theory of taxonomy, a semantic theory of truth-value, and a truth-value conditional theory of cross-language communication. According to the reconstruction, two scientific languages are incommensurable when core sentences of one language, which have truth values when considered within its own context, lack truth (...)
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    Nicola Mößner (2011). Thought Styles and Paradigms—a Comparative Study of Ludwik Fleck and Thomas S. Kuhn. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 42 (2):362–371.
    At first glance there seem to be many similarities between Thomas S. Kuhn’s and Ludwik Fleck’s accounts of the development of scientific knowledge. Notably, both pay attention to the role played by the scientific community in the development of scientific knowledge. But putting first impressions aside, one can criticise some philosophers for being too hasty in their attempt to find supposed similarities in the works of the two men. Having acknowledged that Fleck anticipated some of Kuhn’s later (...)
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    Pablo Melogno (2015). Las revoluciones de Thomas Kuhn, una mirada discontinuista. Manuscrito 38 (3):25-57.
    The paper discusses certain discrepancies between The Copernican Revolution (1957) and The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1962) by Thomas Kuhn. It shows that they present a different consideration of extra-scientific factors, that in the former have a higher explanatory weight. It states that in 1957 Kuhn applies a casuistical historiography, focused on the Copernican revolution, and in 1962 a structural historiography, focused on the invariable features of scientific revolutions. The paper concludes that the differences between these two works (...)
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    Christian Damböck (2014). Kuhn's Notion of Scientific Progress: “Reduction” Between Incommensurable Theories in a Rigid Structuralist Framework. Synthese 191 (10):2195-2213.
    In the last two sections of Structure, Thomas Kuhn first develops his famous threefold conception of the incommensurability of scientific paradigms and, subsequently, a conception of scientific progress as growth of empirical strength. The latter conception seems to be at odds with the former in that semantic incommensurability appears to imply the existence of situations where scientific progress in Kuhns sense can no longer exist. In contrast to this seeming inconsistency of Kuhns conception, we will try to show in (...)
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