Phil 264 - Quiz 8 - Philosophy 264: Quiz #8 1. According to...

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Philosophy 264: Quiz #8 1. According to Kuhn, scientific progress is a matter of the gradual accumulation of knowledge over time. 2. Kuhn believes that, in times of scientific revolution, knowledge replaces ignorance . 3. A Kuhnian paradigm is a worldview. 4. During a scientific revolution, there is a drastic change in how scientists view the world. 5. During periods of "normal" science, scientists work under a dominant paradigm that is regarded as beyond question. 6. Observations that are anomalous for one paradigm are always anomalous for other paradigms. 7. There are, according to Kuhn, a number of respects in which scientific revolutions resemble political revolutions. 8. Kuhn believes that the only way to choose between two incommensurable paradigms is to evaluate them with respect to some theory-neutral set of facts. 9. According to Kuhn, the justification of a paradigm is always "circular" in the sense that its validity/legitimacy is taken for granted by the individual attempting to justify it. 10. According to Kuhn, the shift from Newtonian to Einsteinian physics was too subtle to
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2009 for the course PHIL 264 taught by Professor Reimer during the Spring '07 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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Phil 264 - Quiz 8 - Philosophy 264: Quiz #8 1. According to...

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