The Essential Tension

  title={The Essential Tension},
  author={T. Kuhn and J. Epstein},
Thomas Kuhn is very well known in the history of science and his book The Structure of Scientific Revolutions remains one of the most cited academic works of the last century. Kuhn’s use of the term “paradigm” had a lasting impact on the language, twisting a term that had previously meant “model” or “example” so that it signified a consensus within a field of research (among other things), which can sometimes very quickly following innovations (what Kuhn termed “paradigm shifts”). The following… Expand
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