Key Insights From:
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
By Thomas Kuhn
- The progression of science isn’t just an incremental accrual of new information.
- Paradigms are the best way to explain the development of science.
- Every paradigm shift begins with an anomaly that the old paradigm can’t explain away.
- The metaphor of revolution is fitting to describe the process of change in science.
- Scientific progress is arbitrary in ways that scientists struggle to admit.