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Thomas Kuhn and Post-Modernity
A look at Thomas Kuhn's impact on post-modern thought.
# 143937 | 1,500 words | 6 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in Philosophy (Metaphysics) , Philosophy (History - 20th Century)


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This paper examines Thomas Kuhn's influence on post-modernism, which an emphasis on his work on paradigm shifts that supported the post-modernist belief that an accurate description of reality is impossible to attain. Additionally, the paper describes Kuhn's analysis of the changing nature of science according to the post-modernist theory that truth is constantly evolving.

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"Kuhn's paradigm shifts had a sympathetic ear in post-modernism, for his work on paradigms and paradigm shifts supported the post-modernist belief that an accurate description of reality is impossible to attain. Kuhn's analysis of the changing nature of science was supportive of post-modernist theory that truth is constantly evolving, limited, and approximate, that theory can never be proven true, it can only be proven false, that no theory can ever explain all things, and that consequently..."

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