Re: [asa] Kuhn's 2000 book

From: George Cooper <georgecooper@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Tue Apr 29 2008 - 10:08:43 EDT

James,

I would be interested in learning how he views science as not being
objective. Certainly, subjectivity does exist in science but objectivity is
foundational to what science is.

George C

----- Original Message -----
From: "James Mahaffy" <mahaffy@dordt.edu>
To: <asa@calvin.edu>
Sent: Monday, April 28, 2008 7:33 PM
Subject: [asa] Kuhn's 2000 book

> Folks,
>
> Can anyone tell me how important this 2000 book of Kuhn is?
>
> The road since structure : philosophical essays, 1970-1993, with an
> autobiographical interview
> Kuhn, Thomas S.
>
> A student read it for one of my classes but I can't judge from his
> comments if it adds much to his argumentation in his classic The structure
> of scientific revolutions. I like Kuhn and found him influential in
> showing me that science is not objective so will dig into this book if it
> adds much to his previous book.
>
> James Mahaffy (mahaffy@dordt.edu) Phone: 712 722-6279
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