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Thomas Kuhn

Thomas KuhnAKA Thomas Samuel Kuhn

Born: 18-Jul-1922
Birthplace: Cincinnati, OH
Died: 17-Jun-1996
Location of death: Cambridge, MA
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, Philosopher

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Structure of Scientific Revolutions

Although never directly stated, was most likely an atheist.

Wife: Jehane Kuhn (two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Sarah Kuhn
Daughter: Elizabeth Kuhn
Son: Nathaniel Kuhn

    University: BS Physics, Harvard University
    University: PhD Physics, Harvard University (1949)
    Professor: Harvard University
    Professor: University of California at Berkeley (1956-64)
    Professor: Philosophy and History of Science, Princeton University (1964-79)
    Professor: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1979-)

    The Harvard Crimson
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1954
    George Sarton Medal 1982
    Draft Deferment: World War II

Author of books:
The Copernican Revolution (1957)
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1962)
The Essential Tension: Selected Studies in Scientific Tradition and Change (1977)
Black-Body Theory and the Quantum Discontinuity, 1894-1912 (1987)
The Road Since Structure: Philosophical Essays, 1970-1993 (2000, essays)


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