Paul Feyerabend was not only an important thinker or philosopher, I was also an interesting human being.
It is a delight to read his rapt eulogies on the companion of the last decade of his life, on his most fortunate discovery of true love and friendship.
Imagine tears of compassion after reading the words of that anarchist maniac who wrote "Against Method"!!
Paul Karl Feyerabend (1924-1994) was an Austrian-born philosopher of science who taught philosophy at UC Berkeley; he also wrote books such as Against Method, Farewell to Reason,... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Steven H Propp
I just finished this book for the second time, as I'm preparing to teach a 12-week philosophy of science seminar here that emphasizes Paul Feyerabend's work. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Steven Yates
A lively autobiography that shows human side on every page and prompts a reader to think about life and love after turning the last page in contrast to much more formal Saunders... Read morePublished on August 23, 2012 by Dmitry Vostokov
Interesting thinkers like Feyerabend were nourished by an intellectual culture that valued non-conformists. Read morePublished on June 16, 2009 by Viktor Blasjo
This book is a very quick read. Even so, it is painfully honest, and reveals the quirky, often confused and more often restless man that lies behind the formidable iconoclast who... Read morePublished on June 6, 2009 by Peter D. Glickenhaus, Jr.
In his book `Reason and Culture', Ernest Gellner points his finger at certain philosophers of science for undermining reason. One of the culprits is Paul Feyerabend. Read morePublished on July 26, 2007 by Luc REYNAERT
One of the most moving, insightful, and honest autobiographies I've ever read. Unduly influenced by the standard ignorant rap on Against Method, I was also very surprised. Read morePublished on February 6, 2005 by Philly reader
Not only are Feyerabend's ideas strange, he was a different guy.... He liked to give up places, women.... wanted to be retired when he was five.... Read morePublished on August 11, 2000 by J. Michael Showalter
Simply a wonderful book repleat with Feyerabend's astonishing honesty and frankness no matter the consequences, his experiences of world war II stand out as remarkable in the face... Read morePublished on August 1, 2000 by Frank Bierbrauer