Essays Tagged: "Kuhn"

Marijuana. Legalize?

ustification that legalized alcohol under Amendment 21 in 1933 should also legalize drugs in 1996. (Kuhn, 43)With the legalization of drugs a decrease in deaths related to drug deals would occur and a ... ations in THC(delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol) concentration could have deleterious effects on users. (Kuhn, 93) Inexperienced smokers, accustomed to low trade domestic pot, could be adversely affected b ...

(5 pages) 135 3 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Does falsification provide an answer to the problems of induction?

expressed by the empiricist philosophers Hume and Popper.Additionally, I have added the thoughts of Kuhn, a historian of science and of Feyerabend, an extremist philosopher who both provide their own ... nst the use of various methods were answered and developed by Popper, which were then superseded by Kuhn and the Austrian born Feyerabend.Hume recognized the weakness of using the method of scientific ...

(7 pages) 157 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Inequality to Aboriginal people in Australia

ropean people arrived there in 1788, they have discriminated against indigenous people, Aborigines (Kuhn, 1998: 30). The European invaders drove most of Aboriginal people out of the mainland, and furt ... alia': A case study in frustration and hope', Australian Journal of Education, vol. 43, April, p. 5.Kuhn, R. (1998) "Rural reaction and war on the waterfront in Australia': Class conflict, racism and ...

(4 pages) 142 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Information Systems Paradigm Paper

h requires the formation of a paradigm. Other theorists such as Banville, Landry, Weill, Olson, and Kuhn have contended that the formation of an overall IS paradigm could diminish the discovery of alt ... m could diminish the discovery of alternative IS theories and thus limit the progress in the field. Kuhn contends that "a paradigm is something that emerges gradually as a result of successful scienti ...

(6 pages) 157 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Using material from the items and elsewhere, briefly explain why some sociologists claim that the study of sociology cannot be scientific.

ns; to take statistics at face value ignores the interactive processes which lead to their creation.Kuhn claimed that scientific enquiry is characterized by conservatism because scientists are sociali ... sts produce a new paradigm that explains what the old paradigm could not and normal science resumes.Kuhn therefore challenged the view of science is a method. Rather he saw science as a body of knowle ...

(3 pages) 47 0 1.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Response to article: Making it sound like language.

Journal Article:Stahl, S. A. & Kuhn, M. R. (2002). "Making it sound like language: Developingfluency". The Reading Teacher, 55(6), ... rticle takes a close look at how developing fluency in the classroom should be completed. Stahl and Kuhn believe that reading development does not occur overnight. Becoming a fluent reader can sometim ... impact on word recognition, fluency, and comprehension across a variety of grade levels." Stahl and Kuhn also examined repeated reading and assisted reading. Looking at both of these techniques they f ...

(3 pages) 37 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


other than the norm at the time. more recently this apprehension to change was described by Thomas Kuhn in his book, The Structure of Scientific Revoulutions.Kuhn?s book was focused on the scientific ... cientific community aacknowledges for a time as supplying the foundation for its further practice? (Kuhn 10). These achievments needed to be unprecedented and open-ended so as to attract a group away ...

(5 pages) 44 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

popper vs. kuhn

dern meaning of science was heavily influenced by two very important people, Karl Popper and Thomas Kuhn. They were both very significant people in the development of modern day science. Although they ... ith their definitions in the early twentieth century, we still use their theories today. Popper and Kuhn are both extremely famous philosophers but they didn't have exactly the same definition of scie ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology