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Subject:Re: paradigm for tech comm? From:Stuart Selber <SSELBER -at- MTUS5 -dot- CTS -dot- MTU -dot- EDU> Date:Mon, 15 Mar 1993 12:33:59 EST
One important notion of kuhn's theory (it seems to me) is that paradigms define
or shape the legitimate problems and methods in a field. If we believe this,
then a dominant paradigm in tech comm seems to be efficiency/productivity--
we are able to justify all sorts of work (for better or worse) based on this
perhaps overriding concern.