Chapter

. Kuhn's Challenge to the Rationality of Science

Michael C. Banner

in The Justification of Science and the Rationality of Religious Belief

Published in print July 1992 | ISBN: 9780198240198
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191680113 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240198.003.0002

Series: Oxford Philosophical Monographs

. Kuhn's Challenge to the Rationality of Science

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This chapter discusses and examines Kuhn's work in order to understand the nature of science and scientific progress. Based on the discussions in this chapter, it is stated that it is better to grasp the main lines of Kuhn's position instead of agonizing over the subtleties of interpretation.

Keywords: Kuhn; nature of science; scientific progress; interpretation

Chapter.  10411 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Religion

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