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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
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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