Thomas Kuhn

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  • Thomas Samuel Kuhn is Born

    Thomas S. Kuhn is Born in Cincinnati, Ohio Bird, Alexander. “Thomas Kuhn.” Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Stanford University, 31 Oct. 2018, plato.stanford.edu/entries/thomas-kuhn/.
  • Education

    Kuhn earns his Bachelors in physics 1943, finishes Masters in 1946, and earns PhD in 1949 in history of science. Parrott-Sheffer, Chelsey. “Thomas S. Kuhn.” Encyclopædia Britannica, Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 13 June 2020, www.britannica.com/biography/Thomas-S-Kuhn.
  • Early Career

    Kuhn teaches at some of the most pristine universities. Harvard 1951-56, university of California at Berkley 1956-64. Princeton 1964-79. Massachusetts Institution of Technology 1979-81.
  • First book

    The Copernican Revolution book is published
  • The Structure of Scientific Revolution

    The Structure of Scientific Revolution is published
  • Conclusion

    Kuhn was best known for his contribution to the "paradigm" where the scientific world operates on a conceptual view. This played a huge role in how we viewed science as general and I think it gave scientist a better perspective to become self aware. One of the reasons why this was so important because science use to operate as suggested by Popper scientist who was more organized to having a method of to strictly follow. 1996 he passed away
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