Thomas Kuhn's Revolutions: A Historical and an Evolutionary Philosophy of Science?

2016.05.27 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews James A. Marcum, Thomas Kuhn's Revolutions: A Historical and an Evolutionary Philosophy of Science?, Bloomsbury, 2015, 287pp.,
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2016.05.27 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews James A. Marcum, Thomas Kuhn's Revolutions: A Historical and an Evolutionary Philosophy of Science?, Bloomsbury, 2015, 287pp., $29.95 (pbk), ISBN 9781472530493. Reviewed by John A. Schuster, University of Sydney This work extends and expands James A. Marcum's Thomas Kuhn's Revolution: An Historical Philosophy of Science (2005). Scholarship and debate about Kuhn have continued apace since then, chiefly conducted by philosophers and mainly concerned with Kuhn's later thought and its relation to Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1962, 1970) [SSR]. Marcum takes up the theme that Kuhn's later work -- scattered in occasional papers, talks and manuscript sources -- constituted a second Kuhnian revolution in philosophy of science, this time being an 'evolutionary' [EPS] as opposed to his earlier 'historical' philosophy of science. Marcum's 2005 volume was essentially a history of a book, SSR, its genesis,. . .

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