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World: The expression "world" refers to the entirety of existence, including the physical universe, diverse cultures, societies, and natural phenomena. It represents the interconnectedness within the cosmos, offering a perspective on the tangible and intangible aspects of existence. See also Totality, Existence, Reality, World/thinking.
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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

 
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Thomas S. Kuhn on World - Dictionary of Arguments

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World/Kuhn: The old question: how must the world be designed so that people can recognize it? - Not only the scientific community must be of a special kind - the world must have special properties. >Observability
, cf. also >Anthropic Principle.

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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Kuhn I
Th. Kuhn
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, Chicago 1962
German Edition:
Die Struktur wissenschaftlicher Revolutionen Frankfurt 1973


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