Unraveling Disciplinary Mind-sets

Laura Nader, Department of Anthropology, University of California-Berkeley The study of disciplinary mind-sets was in part stimulated by Thomas Kuhn’s book on paradigm shifts- The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1962) in which he distinguishes “normal science” from non-hegemonic paradigm free science. The study of the paradigm of science a rich academic subject for contemporary anthropology