Naturalizing Epistemology : Thomas Kuhn and the 'Essential Tension' Hardback
In identifying that the 'essential tension' is the balance between conservative and innovative approaches in the development of knowledge - tried-and tested or new directions - Kuhn pointed out that these two attitudes are both appropriate.
This study adds to this picture the social and psychological dynamics that underpin any such balancing.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 216 pages, 4 Illustrations, black and white; VIII, 216 p. 4 illus.
- Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
- Publication Date: 18/12/2009
- Category: Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge
- ISBN: 9780230240995