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The Essential Tension free pdf "The Essential Tension" is a collection of previously published essays by Thomas Kuhn to which the author has added two hitherto unpublished articles and a splendid, partly autobiographical preface. These assembled studies shed much light on the early evolution and subsequent reformulations of Kuhn's provocative "The Structure of Scientific Revolutions" (1962- revised edition 1970). Read as a group, they reveal a profound and subtle mind struggling to articulate and to resolve tensions between different modes of knowing and experiencing

About Thomas S. Kuhn

Thomas S. Kuhn (1922-1996) was professor emeritus of philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His many books include "The Structure of Scientific Revolutions" and "Black-Body Theory and the Quantum Discontinuity, 1894-1912," both published by the University of Chicago Press.

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Author : Thomas S. Kuhn
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Data Published : 01 March 1979
ISBN : 0226458067
EAN : 9780226458069
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 390 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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