Social revolutions--that is critical periods of decisive, qualitative change--are a commonly acknowledged historical fact. But can the idea of revolutionary upheaval be extended to the world of ideas and theoretical debate? The publication of Kuhn's The Structure of Scientific Revolutions in 1962 led to an exciting discussion of revolutions in the natural sciences. A fascinating, but little known, off-shoot of this was a debate which began in the United States in the mid-1970's as to whether the concept of revolution could ...

Revolutions in Mathematics 1995, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

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Revolutions in Mathematics 1992, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198539407

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