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Paradigm
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I. Natural Sciences – II. Philosophy – III. Fundamental Theology – IV. Ethics

I. Natural Sciences

In the natural sciences, the term paradigm (from Gk παράδειγμα/parádeigma, “pattern, model”) is commonly used to refer to exemplary models for scientific work. A particular way of setting up an experiment or a simulation, or a strategy for giving evidence for a conclusion, can be described as a paradigm. On a more general leve…

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Görman, Ulf, Waschkies, Hans-Joachim and Mühling, Markus, “Paradigm”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 21 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_024265>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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