Ludwik Fleck

Philosopher, Academic

1896 – 1961

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Who was Ludwik Fleck?

Ludwik Fleck was a Polish Israeli medical doctor and biologist who developed in the 1930s the concept of Denkkollektiv. This concept is important in philosophy of science and sociology of science in that it helps explain how scientific ideas change over time, similar to Thomas Kuhn's later notion of paradigm shift or Foucault's episteme.

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Born
Jul 11, 1896
Lviv
Also known as
  • Флек, Людвик
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • Poland
  • Israel
Profession
Education
  • Lviv University
Died
Jul 5, 1961
Ness Ziona

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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