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Encyclopedia of Semiotics

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Language reference, Linguistics
Length:
531 words

In Western traditional grammar, paradigm (derived from the Latin paradigma and the Greek paradeigma) refers to the pattern of

Paradigms

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International Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Linguistics
Length:
403 words

A set of inflectional forms built on a single stem, such as the declensional forms of a Latin noun or

paradigm

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Dictionary of the Social Sciences

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
258 words

Associated in the social sciences primarily with Thomas Kuhn's The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1961), the term

paradigm

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007

Any generalized example or representative instance of a concept or a theoretical approach that provides a means by which the real world can be studied....

paradigm

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Richard L. Gregory

The Oxford Companion to the Mind (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Science and technology, Psychology, Philosophy
Length:
322 words

‘Paradigm’ has become an important technical term in the philosophy of science following the publication of The Structure of Scientific Revolutions...

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