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Killing Time The Autobiography of Paul Feyerabend

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ISBN-10: 0226245322

ISBN-13: 9780226245324

Edition: N/A

Authors: Paul K. Feyerabend

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Killing Time is the story of Paul Feyerabend's life. Finished only weeks before his death in 1994, it is the self-portrait of one of this century's most original and influential intellectuals.Trained in physics and astronomy, Feyerabend was best known as a philosopher of science. But he emphatically was not a builder of theories or a writer of rules. Rather, his fame was in powerful, plain-spoken critiques of "big" science and "big" philosophy. Feyerabend gave voice to a radically democratic "epistemological anarchism:" he argued forcefully that there is not one way to knowledge, but many principled paths; not one truth or one rationality but different, competing pictures of the workings of…    
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Book details

List price: $22.50
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 11/15/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Growing Up
High School
Occupation and War
Apolda and Weimar
University and Early Travels
Sex, Song, and Electrodynamics
London and After
Berkeley, the First Twenty Years
London, Berlin, and New Zealand
Against Method
Brighton, Kassel, and Zurich
Marriage and Retirement
Fading Away Postscript