[Humanist] 26.890 the turn turn
Humanist Discussion Group
willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Tue Mar 19 09:11:48 CET 2013
Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 26, No. 890.
Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
Submit to: humanist at lists.digitalhumanities.org
Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2013 19:31:03 -0400 (EDT)
From: drwender at aol.com
Subject: Re: 26.859 the turn turn
In-Reply-To: <8CFF2470DEF607D-228C-241B6 at webmail-m131.sysops.aol.com>
> ... I wonder first when this habit began with reference to
> disciplinary inclinations and whether anyone has done the homework and
> written about it.
I guess 'turn' was coming up as alternative to hitherto 'paradigm
shift', abundantly used in the 1970's. Maybe the success of the
new term was based on the feeling that in humanities 'paradigm'
might be too euphemistic?
More information about the Humanist