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Ett totalitärt paradigmskifte

Månsson, Karl LU (2016) HISK01 20162
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Abstract
This essay explores the paradigm shift in linguistics taking place in the Soviet Union in 1950. Marrism was then the current paradigm which was based on a peculiar interpretation of marxism in lingustics. Unable to explain the new problems of Stalins postwar nationalistic turn it was subject to open discussion in Pravda. Using the theories of Thomas Kuhn the essay deals with the discussion taking place in Pravda, the authors being mostly linguists although Stalin himself participated. The analysis showed that the shift itself was double, a political and unnatural one coming from Stalin, and a natural one from the scientific community. Although Stalin made the ultimate decision regarding the continuing linguistic policy, the scientific... (More)
This essay explores the paradigm shift in linguistics taking place in the Soviet Union in 1950. Marrism was then the current paradigm which was based on a peculiar interpretation of marxism in lingustics. Unable to explain the new problems of Stalins postwar nationalistic turn it was subject to open discussion in Pravda. Using the theories of Thomas Kuhn the essay deals with the discussion taking place in Pravda, the authors being mostly linguists although Stalin himself participated. The analysis showed that the shift itself was double, a political and unnatural one coming from Stalin, and a natural one from the scientific community. Although Stalin made the ultimate decision regarding the continuing linguistic policy, the scientific community was still able to control some of the development regarding the policies of their research. (Less)
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Månsson, Karl LU
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alternative title
A totalitarian paradigm shift
course
HISK01 20162
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Sovjetunionen, Soviet Union, Paradigm, Paradigmskifte, Paradigm shift, Marr, Lingvistik, Linguisticts, Stalin, Pravda, Ryssland, Russia, Kuhn, Vetenskapsteori, marrism, marxism, socialism, kommunism, communism
language
Swedish
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8895192
date added to LUP
2016-12-09 15:57:51
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2016-12-13 14:15:46
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  abstract     = {This essay explores the paradigm shift in linguistics taking place in the Soviet Union in 1950. Marrism was then the current paradigm which was based on a peculiar interpretation of marxism in lingustics. Unable to explain the new problems of Stalins postwar nationalistic turn it was subject to open discussion in Pravda. Using the theories of Thomas Kuhn the essay deals with the discussion taking place in Pravda, the authors being mostly linguists although Stalin himself participated. The analysis showed that the shift itself was double, a political and unnatural one coming from Stalin, and a natural one from the scientific community. Although Stalin made the ultimate decision regarding the continuing linguistic policy, the scientific community was still able to control some of the development regarding the policies of their research.},
  author       = {Månsson, Karl},
  keyword      = {Sovjetunionen,Soviet Union,Paradigm,Paradigmskifte,Paradigm shift,Marr,Lingvistik,Linguisticts,Stalin,Pravda,Ryssland,Russia,Kuhn,Vetenskapsteori,marrism,marxism,socialism,kommunism,communism},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Ett totalitärt paradigmskifte},
  year         = {2016},
}