Wednesday, April 13, 2011

K is for Kuhn and the Structure of scientifc revolutions

Today's post includes a shout out to my manager Kevin!

A nice short post with a video today.  Thomas Kuhn, as well as sharing my first name, was a physicist and philosopher who developed some fascinating theories on the nature of scientific thought and knowledge. He contends that scientific revolutions are built on paradigm shifts rather then incremental change. He is on my reading list. Have you read him?

2 comments:

  1. Interesting clip, I don't know how much of it I understood. With science I always feel like I understand the surface information but there are lots of layers underneath that I'm not really getting ... kind of like an onion.

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