The Cognitive Structure of Scientific Revolutions
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Cognitive Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Hanne Andersen
Book DescriptionThomas Kuhn's Structure of Scientific Revolutions became the most widely read book about science in the twentieth century. His terms 'paradigm' and 'scientific revolution' entered everyday speech, but they remain controversial. In the second half of the twentieth century, the new field of cognitive science combined empirical psychology, computer science, and neuroscience. In this book, the theories of concepts developed by cognitive scientists are used to evaluate and extend Kuhn's most influential ideas. Based on case studies of the Copernican revolution, the discovery of nuclear fission, and an elaboration of Kuhn's famous 'ducks and geese' example of concept learning, this volume, first published in 2006, offers accounts of the nature of normal and revolutionary science, the function of anomalies, and the nature of incommensurability.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521855754
(228mm x 152mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 24-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Hanne Andersen
Cognitive Structure of Scientific Revolutions, Paperback (September 2013)
This book, first published in 2006, evaluates Kuhn's most influential ideas using theories developed by cognitive scientists.
New Challenges to Philosophy of Science, Paperback (February 2013)» View all books by Hanne Andersen
This book seeks to offer a reflection on what might be meant by philosophy of science in Europe and European philosophy of science, and how awareness of it could assist philosophers interpret and motivate their research through a stronger collective identity.
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Author Biography - Hanne Andersen
Peter Barker is Professor of History of Science at the University of Oklahoma. Hanne Andersen is Professor of Medical Philosophy and Clinical Theory at the University of Copenhagen. Xiang Chen is Associate Professor of Philosophy at California Lutheran University.
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