Archive for Thomas Kuhn

The Ashtray: The Ultimatum

Posted in Life, research with tags on 7 March 2011 by Steve

“It was April, 1972. The Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, NJ. The home in the 1950s of Albert Einstein and Kurt Gödel. Thomas Kuhn, the author of The Structure of Scientific Revolutions and the father of the paradigm shift, threw an ashtray at my head …” (more)

[Errol Morris, New York Times, 6 March]