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50 Years Of Kuhn's Scientific Revolutions
2013-01-01 09:18:17

Jedidiah Becker for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While 2012 was a hallmark year for science, one exceptionally important event went largely unnoticed by most casual science observers: The 50th anniversary of one of the most influential and revolutionary science books that you've probably never heard of. In 1962 the University of Chicago Press published just over a thousand copies of a little book titled The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by a relatively young and unknown...

2007-11-09 06:00:09

By Merlob, Maya ABSTRACT: The author explores the spatialization of textuality that characterizes the postmodern narrative. Focusing on Paul Auster's In the Country of Last Things, the article discusses the debunkment of time as an ordering principle of narrativity and the transformation of space into the dominant textual feature. Auster's work introduces various spaces-geographical, subjective, authorial, historical, and literary-that have an uneasy relationship and create the text as an...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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