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Filozoficko-vedný koncept paradigmy v psychológii

Title in English Philosophical concept of paradigm in psychology
Authors

MARČEK Vladimír URBÁNEK Tomáš

Year of publication 2011
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Československá psychologie
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Social Studies

Citation
Web http://cspsych.psu.cas.cz/result.php?from=708&to=708
Field Psychology
Keywords psychology; paradigm; philosophy of science; research programme
Description In the article we examine the suitability of applying Thomas Kuhn’s philosophy of science onto psychology. We conclude, that using terms like scientific revolution or paradigm isn’t justified enough when reflecting history or present status of psychology. Especially regarding diversity in psychology, we think there are other, more useful concepts like Lakatos’s research program, or Laudan’s research tradition.

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