oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - The criminological sciences and paradigms: an epistemological descriptive review

Volume 6, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1012-8093



Thomas Kuhn is probably the leading scientist as far as emphasising the concept of paradigm and the study of the sciences are concerned. With the publication of his work The structure of scientific revolutions in 1962 Kuhn initiated a scientific debate the full implications of which have not really been grasped.

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