Reading Thomas Kuhn in the Post-Behavioral Era

  title={Reading Thomas Kuhn in the Post-Behavioral Era},
  author={David M. Ricci},
  journal={Political Research Quarterly},
  pages={34 - 7}
  • David M. Ricci
  • Published 1 March 1977
  • Education
  • Political Research Quarterly
(1962)1 is the second most frequently used book in political science courses on scope and methods.2 This ranking reflects two realities. For one thing, it shows that even a decade after Kuhn's work appeared, many political scientists still regard it as having something important to say about what we are doing professionally. In this sense, we share with many other students of society a feeling that the Kuhnian idea of science is an extraordinarily fruitful notion.3 At the same time, the fact… 
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