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    Kuhn's Structure of Scientific Revolutions - 50 Years On.William J. Devlin & Alisa Bokulich (eds.) - 2015 - Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science, vol. 311. Springer.
    In 1962, the publication of Thomas Kuhn’s Structure ‘revolutionized’ the way one conducts philosophical and historical studies of science. Through the introduction of both memorable and controversial notions, such as paradigms, scientific revolutions, and incommensurability, Kuhn argued against the traditionally accepted notion of scientific change as a progression towards the truth about nature, and instead substituted the idea that science is a puzzle solving activity, operating under paradigms, which become discarded after it fails to respond accordingly to anomalous challenges and (...)
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    An Analysis of Truth in Kuhn’s Philosophical Enterprise.William J. Devlin - 2015 - In Alisa Bokulich & William J. Devlin (eds.), Kuhn’s Structure of Scientific Revolutions - 50 Years On. Springer Verlag.
    In his essay “Afterwords”, Kuhn describes his “double goal” as To justify that science achieves knowledge of nature, and at the same time, To show that science neither achieves, nor should aim towards achieving, truth. I hold that Kuhn’s denial of truth helps to bring out a tension between the two goals of his enterprise: Kuhn cannot both maintain that science achieves knowledge of nature and dismiss the notion of truth altogether from his philosophy of science. The same arguments that (...)
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    Character Education.William J. Devlin - 1937 - Thought: Fordham University Quarterly 12 (1):159-160.
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    How Our Minds Work.William J. Devlin - 1948 - Thought: Fordham University Quarterly 23 (2):357-359.
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    College Men.William J. Devlin - 1937 - Thought: Fordham University Quarterly 12 (1):158-159.
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    Principles of Mental Development.William J. Devlin - 1932 - Modern Schoolman 10 (1):22-23.
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    Merleau-Ponty's Philosophy.William J. Devlin - forthcoming - Teaching Philosophy.
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  8. Introduction.Alisa Bokulich & William J. Devlin - 2015 - In Alisa Bokulich & William J. Devlin (eds.), Kuhn’s Structure of Scientific Revolutions - 50 Years On. Springer Verlag.
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