Piaget No `Remedy' for Kuhn, But the Two Should be Read Together

  title={Piaget No `Remedy' for Kuhn, But the Two Should be Read Together},
  author={J. Burman},
  journal={Theory & Psychology},
  pages={721 - 732}
  • J. Burman
  • Published 2007
  • Philosophy
  • Theory & Psychology
  • In arguing that the philosophical works of Jean Piaget could be used as a `remedy' for the flaws in those of Thomas Kuhn, Tsou overlooked some crucial aspects of the problem: the early history between them, the biological foundation supporting Piaget's method, and a preexisting suggestion regarding the intended future extension of his work. There was also no mention of the existence of a `lost' manuscript by Kuhn, which supposedly presents the mature articulation of his theory. This comment… CONTINUE READING
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