[ US /ˈkun/ ]
  1. Austrian chemist who did research on carotenoids and vitamins (1900-1967)
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  • Thomas S. Kuhn used Bachelard's notion of "epistemological rupture" (coupure or rupture épistémologique) as re-interpreted by Alexandre Koyré to develop his theory of paradigm shifts; Althusser, Georges Canguilhem (his successor at the Sorbonne) and Michel Foucault also drew upon Bachelard's epistemology. Archive 2009-07-01
  • Fortunately for them, Roland Kuhn, who ran an asylum in Switzerland, was just then getting tired of paying top dollar for chlorpromazine. MANUFACTURING DEPRESSION
  • In 1933, Kuhn began a new series of investigations on vitamins in the B family, during which his research group was the first to isolate and purify riboflavin, the essential vitamin B2. Richard Kuhn and the Chemical Institute: Double Bonds and Biological Mechanisms
  • Two years later, Lederer discovered a third form of carotene, which he and Kuhn called gamma-carotene. alpha-carotene beta-carotene Richard Kuhn and the Chemical Institute: Double Bonds and Biological Mechanisms
  • A Kuhnian revolution developed in the teeth of the Marshall/Keynes counter-revolution against Menger's original marginalist/subjectivist revolution. David Colander on Graduate Study in Economics, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty
  • Kuhn soon backtracked from the multidimensional conception of incommensurability in Structure, which (in some key passages, although perhaps not others) equated commensurability with translatability and, in turn, with communicability. Scientific Revolutions
  • Kuhn sponsored a failed amendment to the Iowa bill that would have given counties the right to establish limited zones prohibiting bioengineered plants.
  • In recent years the term revolution has been used to describe changes in SCIENCE, PHILOSOPHY and in terms of PARADIGMS following the work of Thomas KUHN. Concise Dictionary of Religion
  • Krüger and Kühner retain them, as added _explicationis causá_.] [Footnote 12: The daric was a Persian gold coin, generally supposed to have derived its name from Darius I.; but others think this doubtful. The First Four Books of Xenophon's Anabasis
  • The MLB is exempt from antitrust law in the US and Congress has no desire to remedy the situation (see, e.g. Flood v. Kuhn). The Volokh Conspiracy » How Jonathan Adler Gets It Wrong, and Soccer Gets It Right:
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