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with regard to the influential 1962 analysis of scientific revolutions, an extremely significant and quite swift alteration in the entire trend of concepts and presumptions depicting the nature of a science and establishing the techniques and processes applied.

PARADIGM SHIFT: "Thomas Kuhn was the proponent of the paradigm shift."

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