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According to an influential idea first presented by the US historian and philosopher of science Thomas S(amuel) Kuhn (1922–96) in his book The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1962), a period in the development of any scientific discipline in which there is general acceptance and agreement as to the basic concepts, and steady cumulative progress is made. See also Kuhnian, paradigm shift, scientific revolution.

Subjects: Psychology.


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