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Hoeppe - Chapter 07

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Buy and Download Description The construction of dams in the Western Ghats and their perceived effect on the seasonal circulation and cooling of the sea as described at the end of Chapter 6 is a conceptual change that signifies an extension of the domain of human action and, conversely, an intervention of what is innate to the environment or 'natural'. With the world changed so profoundly and human-environment relations redefined, must not the fishermen's knowledge follow suit and be thoroughly transformed" The situation reminds one of Thomas Kuhn's (1962) concept of the historical development of science, in which periods of 'normal' science, characterised by problem-solving within the framework of an established paradigm1, are interspersed by scientific revolutions in which a new paradigm is eventually adopted. Different paradigms are mutually incommensurable, there being no common language into which both can be translated without a loss of meaning. After a revolution, scientists live in a different world, writes Kuhn, and he describes the adherents of different paradigms as native speakers of different languages (1962: Chapter 10). The construction of dams in the Western Ghats and their perceived effect on the seasonal circulation and cooling of the sea as described at the end of Chapter 6 is a conceptual change that signifies an extension of the domain of human action and,
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