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Against Method

Paul K. Feyerabend

Against Method

Outline of an Anarchistic Theory of Knowledge

by Paul K. Feyerabend

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Published by Verso in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPaul Feyerabend
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ175 .F42 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 296 p. :
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24439231M
ISBN 109781844674428
LC Control Number2010292416

  2 Paul K. Feyerabend Realism, Rationalism and Scientific Method- Volume 1- Philosophical Papers (Philosophical Papers, Vol 1) (v. 1).pdf 3 Paul K. Feyerabend Three Dialogues on 4 Paul K. Feyerabend and Grover Maxwell Mind, Matter, and Method- Essays in Philosophy and Science in Honor of Herbert Paul Feyerabend's argument for anything goes in science. Source: Analytical Index (being a sketch of the main argument) and the concluding chapter from Against Method () publ. Humanities Press. Just the Analytical Table of Contents and Concluding Chapter reproduced here.

  Paul Feyerabend. Against Method. 3rd Ed. Verso, This book is, as the title is saying plainly, challenging the idea that in science there is and has been a proper methodology for scientific research distinctive from non-science and pseudo-science. If only one methodology were allowed in science, we could not have had science as what. The question of method is at the forefront in chapter 1. Working closely with Alfred North Whitehead’s book The Function of Reason, the chapter seeks to articulate how a speculative pragmatism must always go beyond ch-creation is here aligned to study, and the question of how thought and making compose is key.

  ‎ (file size: MB, MIME type: application/pdf) File history Click on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. LibraryThing Review User Review - DarthDeverell - LibraryThing. In Against Method, Paul Feyerabend argues, “Science must be protected from ideologies; and societies, especially democratic societies, must be protected from science” (pg. vii). He continues, “In a 4/5(4).


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