Paradigms in Structure: finally, a count

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Paradigms in Structure : finally, a count. / Wray, K. Brad.

In: Scientometrics, Vol. 125, No. 1, 10.2020, p. 823-828.

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Wray, K. Brad. / Paradigms in Structure : finally, a count. In: Scientometrics. 2020 ; Vol. 125, No. 1. pp. 823-828.

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abstract = "Following the publication of Thomas Kuhn{\textquoteright}s Structure of Scientific Revolutions the term paradigm became ubiquitous. It is now commonplace in academic writing across the disciplines. Though much has been written about Kuhn{\textquoteright}s use of the term and its impact on other fields, there has not yet been a systematic study of how frequently Kuhn used the term in Structure. My aim in this paper is to provide such an analysis. I aim to answer the following questions: (i) how many times does Kuhn actually use the term in the book?; (ii) what is the most number of times that he uses the term on a single page?; and (iii) is the term used evenly throughout the book or is it mentioned more often in some chapters than in others?",
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