Against Method Fourth Edition

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“A devastating attack on the claims of philosophy to legislate for scientific practice.”—New Society

“A brilliant polemic.”—New Scientist

“Since it was first published in 1975, Against Method has followed Popper’s The Logic of Scientific Discovery and Kuhn’s The Structure of Scientific Revolutions into becoming a classic text in the debate about scientific methodology and scientific reasoning.”—The Philosopher

“A powerful critique.”—London Review of Books

Against Method is more than a book: it is an event.”—Archives de Philosophie

About the Author

Paul Feyerabend was Professor of Philosophy at UC Berkeley, and Professor of the Philosophy of Science at the Federal Institute of Technology at Zurich. He died in 1994. His books include Philosophical Papers, Farewell to Reason, and Against Method.

Ian Hacking is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Toronto. He is the author of Historical Ontology, Scientific Revolutions, and The Emergence of Probability.

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  • Publisher : Verso; Fourth Edition (May 11, 2010)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 336 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1844674428
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1844674428
  • Item Weight : 14.2 ounces
  • Dimensions : 5.5 x 0.85 x 8.3 inches
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