PARADIGM CLASH

with regard to science or philosophy, the conflict which takes place whenever a new group of basic presumptions about reality or human insight proves to be incompatible with an established group of like presumptions.

PARADIGM CLASH: "No scientific researcher likes to stumble upon a paradigm clash."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PARADIGM CLASH," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/paradigm-clash/ (accessed August 3, 2020).
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