- n. Plural form of paradigm.
“He said they could be safe from his ideological wing and feel good about themselves, according to certain paradigms carefully cultivated by the BBC and its cultural fifth column.”
“But then come the historical relics, common nouns that followed non-productive means of pluralization, like umlaut (mouse to mice, for example) or Greek/Latin paradigms (antennae, data, radii, and the like).”
“She is a good contrast to those who pine for pre-colonial days and exposes the ills of both pre and post-colonial paradigms from a Western feminist perspective.”
“These paradigms are clear examples of an archetype; in short paradigms are basic assumptions of a pattern.”
“Tradition-shattering complements to the tradition-bound activity of normal science", is reported as having said that new assumptions - "paradigms" - require the reconstruction of prior assumptions and the re-evaluation of prior facts.”
“a shift in paradigms and the replacement of one circle of cultural influences by another.”
“The sine qua non of public comparability is agreement between opponents of the success and failures of paradigms as viewed within paradigms.”
“This is the major impetus (at least as I see it) for the major shift in paradigms.”
“In line with its successful patent application, the company has established a new bonus program that will encourage employees to review their work for patentable paradigms, which is expected to result in additional patent applications.”
“In any case, the idea of paradigms puts a different spin on the problem of new ideas in science.”
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