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The Essential Tension : Selected Studies In Scientific Tradition and Change
Thomas S. Kuhn
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"Kuhn has the unmistakable address of a man, who, so far from wanting to score points, is anxious above all else to get at the truth of matters."--Sir Peter Medawar, Nature

keywords:
new conversion processes
socioeconomic historian
symbolic generalizations
nitrous air
caloric theory
classical sciences
conservation theorem
simultaneous discovery
engineering tradition
correspondence rules


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EXCERPT:
The subject on which I have been asked to speak today is the relations between the history and the philosophy of science. 


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