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thinks that The Structure of

2011-03-10 19:41:17.638857+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

thinks that "The Structure of Scientific Revolutions" was widely accepted because of the time and culture into which it was introduced...

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#Comment Re: made: 2011-03-10 22:40:46.959169+00 by: Dan Lyke

In fact I think that's also what Kuhn was saying. Whether he knew it is a different question...

#Comment Re: made: 2011-03-10 20:44:43.524787+00 by: ebradway

Errol Morris at the NYT discusses Kuhn's Ashtray Argument, wielded to put unruly grad students in their places. Of course, Morris was making a claim not too different from your statement.