The Structure of Scientific Revolutions

by

Thomas S. Kuhn

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The Structure of Scientific Revolutions Symbols

Jigsaw Puzzles

Kuhn uses jigsaw puzzles as a symbol for the process of normal science. Jigsaw puzzles (like normal science) have a set of rules “that limit both the nature of acceptable solutions and the steps…

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Bird/Antelope

The bird/antelope drawing, a classic Rorschach test, symbolizes paradigm shifts in science. When the piece of paper with the drawing on it is held horizontally, the drawing appears to be of a bird; when it…

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