Rationality of Kuhn's conception of theory-change.

Turanlı, Aydan


Rationalization of the pK(a) Values of Alcohols and Thiols Using Atomic Charge Descriptors and Its Application to the Prediction of Amino Acid pK(a)'s
Ugur, Ilke; Marıon, Antoıne; Parant, Stephane; Jensen, Jan H.; Monard, Gerald (2014-08-01)
In a first step toward the development of an efficient and accurate protocol to estimate amino acids' pK(a)'s in proteins, we present in this work how to reproduce the pK(a)'s of alcohol and thiol based residues (namely tyrosine, serine, and cysteine) in aqueous solution from the knowledge of the experimental pK(a)'s of phenols, alcohols, and thiols. Our protocol is based on the linear relationship between computed atomic charges of the anionic form of the molecules (being either phenolates, alkoxides, or t...
Rational choice theory: its merits and limits in explaining and predicting cultural behavior
Kılınç Adanalı, Yurdagül; Turan, Şeref Halil; Department of Philosophy (2016)
The main goal of this dissertation is to examine whether instrumental rationality can predict and explain successfully human behavior in all walks of life. I have chosen Rational Choice Theory and Public Choice Theory as the focus of my investigation, since they are considered as the best models of instrumental rationality in philosophy and social sciences, and in particular in economics and politics. To see their merits and to determine their limits, I have applied Rational Choice Theory and Public Choice ...
Rationality of organizations in Turkey
Ölmez, A. Erkin; Soysal, Muhan; Department of Information Systems (2000)
Rationalization of metaphorical exploration: Improving the creativity phase of Total Systems Intervention (TSI) on the basis of theory and practice
Torlak, GN (2001-08-01)
Metaphors play a significant role in the creativity phase of Total Systems Intervention (TSI). They help managers and other stakeholders to think creatively about their organizations and to highlight their organizational problems. However, in the current form of the creativity phase of TSI there are no explicit criteria in the selection of metaphors or in the disclosure and prioritization of organizational issues. This paper seeks to open a dialog with management consultants who might be interested in the c...
Logic Programs, Norms and Action
Çiçekli, Fehime Nihan (Springer, 2012-01-01)
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A. Turanlı, “Rationality of Kuhn’s conception of theory-change.,” Middle East Technical University, 1985.