Kuhn, Postmodernism, and Regressive Science

For an excellent summary of Kuhn's place in the postmodern debacle, see Raman’s excellent article at http://www.metanexus.net/Magazine/ArticleDetail/tabid/68/id/10673/Default.aspx.

I use Kuhn’s book, “The Structure of Scientific Revolutions” as an example of the "cyclic theory" of history. History, of course, is actually spiralic, with progressive advances followed by regressive retreats, followed by even more progressive advances. Kuhn and the postmodernists are very much a part of the regression characteristic of the physics of the 20th century, as I explain in detail in "The Scientific Worldview: Beyond Newton and Einstein."

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