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Book reviews THE STRUCTURE Or SCIENTIfiC REVOLUTIONS. tire operation working within the confines of By Thomas S. Kuhn. Phoenix Books. a paradigm so frequently produce new facts Chicago, Ill. University of Chicago Press, and new theories? The most striking feature of normal science is the lack of aim to 1964, $1.50, 159 pp. produce change or novelty. How does this This fascinating new study of the history of change occur? In studying the nature of dis- science examines the thinking of great scien- cover'/, Kuhn points to the slow struggle tists who have coherent scientific views of involved in the articulation of a new fact and nature and reality. When two "incommensu- says it "is necessarily a complex event, one rable world views" come into conflict, change which involves recognizing both that some- occurs. This book attempts to elucidate this thing is and what it is." Roentgen noted that a barium plantinocyanide screen glowed concept of the history of science. The key concept is paradigm, "universally when his cathode ray tube worked. This recognized scientific achievements that for a event was unexpected. He spent seven weeks time provide model problems and solutions ferreting out the facts. The presence of to a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The American Journal of Psychoanalysis Springer Journals

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
1967 The Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis
ISSN
0002-9548
eISSN
1573-6741
DOI
10.1007/BF01873038
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Abstract

THE STRUCTURE Or SCIENTIfiC REVOLUTIONS. tire operation working within the confines of By Thomas S. Kuhn. Phoenix Books. a paradigm so frequently produce new facts Chicago, Ill. University of Chicago Press, and new theories? The most striking feature of normal science is the lack of aim to 1964, $1.50, 159 pp. produce change or novelty. How does this This fascinating new study of the history of change occur? In studying the nature of dis- science examines the thinking of great scien- cover'/, Kuhn points to the slow struggle tists who have coherent scientific views of involved in the articulation of a new fact and nature and reality. When two "incommensu- says it "is necessarily a complex event, one rable world views" come into conflict, change which involves recognizing both that some- occurs. This book attempts to elucidate this thing is and what it is." Roentgen noted that a barium plantinocyanide screen glowed concept of the history of science. The key concept is paradigm, "universally when his cathode ray tube worked. This recognized scientific achievements that for a event was unexpected. He spent seven weeks time provide model problems and solutions ferreting out the facts. The presence of to a

Journal

The American Journal of PsychoanalysisSpringer Journals

Published: Mar 1, 1967

Keywords: Clinical Psychology; Psychotherapy; Psychoanalysis

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