“A brilliant polemic”—New Scientist
“A devastating attack on the claims of philosophy to legislate for scientific practice.”—New Society
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Feyerabend is at the top of his game. This is a classic he produced decades ago--great at the time--which he has now brought up to current speed. Clear, incisive, powerful.Published 5 months ago by Adrian Auler
This is one of the most interesting things I've read recently. Probably referencing in my BA.Published 11 months ago by Somethingsomethingdarkside
Paul Karl Feyerabend (1924-1994) was an Austrian-born philosopher of science who taught philosophy at UC Berkeley; he also wrote books such as Farewell to Reason, The Tyranny of... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Steven H Propp
excellent book, easy to read. His theme is right on point. great book for the novice or at any level. Love how he italicizes the main principles in each chapter ... I recommend it.Published 17 months ago by Jake Beniflah
'Against Method' sparked and continues to stimulate ferocious debate . Paul Feyerabend argues that scientific advances can only be understood in historical perspective. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Ijaz Durrani
Recieved item within 6 days, which was beyond expectations.
The book per se is a historical statement, challenging the hegemony of western science
This book is one side of a two-sided debate begun (but not finished because Lakatos' death intervened) between Paul Feyerabend and Imre Lakatos, on the meaning, understanding and... Read morePublished on November 7, 2010 by Herbert L Calhoun
Whether or not you agree with Feyerabend's fundamental premise, this book should be compulsory reading for all scientists.Published on September 27, 2010 by Rick Ballan