Thomas Kuhn

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Birthday
18, 1922
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Jun 17, 1996 (73)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
18, 1922
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Jun 17, 1996 (73)

About

Author of The Structure of Scientific Revolutions from 1962 that introduced the term paradigm shift.

Before Fame

He obtained a B.S. degree in physics at Harvard University in 1943, also graduating from Harvard with a Master's in 1946 and a Ph.D. in 1949.

Trivia

He was named the Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1979, a position he held until 1991.

Family Life

He was married to Jeanie Barton Burns.

Associated With

He was influenced by Jean Piaget.