What are the main sources of the social constructivist view in the philosophy of science?
I am looking for the main books that introduce or develop this view of science.
Thomas Kuhn argued that changes in scientists' views of reality not only contain subjective elements, but result from group dynamics, "revolutions" in scientific practice and changes in "paradigms". As an example, Kuhn suggested that the Sun-centric Copernican "revolution" replaced the Earth-centric views of Ptolemy not because of empirical failures, but because of a new "paradigm" that exerted control over what scientists felt to be the more fruitful way to pursue their goals.
They provide this link to Kuhn's The Structure of Scientific Revolutions.
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