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Kuhn(ko͞on), Margaret Known as "Maggie." 1905-1995.
American activist who founded the Gray Panthers (1970), an organization of senior citizens dedicated to ending age discrimination and promoting social reform.
Kuhn, Thomas Samuel 1922-1996.
American philosopher and historian best known for his work The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1962), in which he challenged the view that the history of science is a smooth and cumulative process, arguing instead that scientific change occurs through "revolutions" in which one paradigm of inquiry and explanation is replaced by another.
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