paradigm shift

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paradigm shift

A decay or collapse in a paradigm that occurs when new data accumulate, and either partially invalidate the previously-accepted theory–paradigm, or are completely at odds with the paradigm. See Central dogma.
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Revolutionary Science, Kuhn proposed, happens when Normal Science develops a large number of anomalies in a specific area, and/or when a certain phenomena cannot be handled via the accepted puzzle-solving approaches.
Among other things, Small's approach would seem to offer prospects for illuminating the relationship between normal science and revolutionary science.
A great deal of this revolutionary science is happening right here, on our doorstep, because the North-East of England ( 100 years ago the crucible of technical innovation in the Industrial Revolution ( is at the international leading edge of the biotechnical revolution.
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While for Kuhn, 'normal science' constitutes the bulk of science, what has intrigued most philosophers of science is Kuhnian revolutionary science - with its big changes, gestalt switches, conversion experiences, incommensurabilities, and the challenges thereby posed to the rationality of theory change.
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Objective: Enabling disruptive technologies has always been crucial to trigger revolutionary science discoveries.
Thomas Kuhn divided science into two thresholds, normal science and revolutionary science.
There are also various other points of divergence from Kuhn, most notably in Kitcher's refusal to endorse a strong distinction between normal and revolutionary science and in his consequent insistence on the importance of cognitive variation during all periods of research.
The company already has a robust foundation in place with great people, revolutionary science and an advanced development pipeline.
The coronagraph will provide revolutionary science, capturing the faint, but direct images of distant gaseous worlds and super-Earths.
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