A Question in Need of an Answer: How Can the Phenomenal Publishing Success of Kuhn’s Structure Be Understood?

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Wednesday ,24 February, 2016 , 20:00 to 22:30

Lecture in Memory of Professor Mara Beller

Within the framework of the Bar-Hillel Colloquium for the History, Philosophy and Sociology of Science 2015-2016

This is an attempt to correlate political and intellectual events of the 1960s and early 1970s in the USA and England with the ways Thomas Kuhn’s book The Structure of Scientific Revolutions was perceived by those involved in these events.