A review and a link to other reviews of Killing Time by Paul Feyerabend. PAUL FEYERABEND. Killing Time. Chicago, University of Chicago Press, , cloth $ Robert Nola. Department of Philosophy. University of Auckland. Killing Timeis the story of Paul Feyerabend’s life. Killing Time Paul Feyerabend – – Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 23 (1):3 –

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Paul Feyerabend – – University of Chicago Press. The Distressed Body Drew Leder.

Feb 01, Philippe rated it it kililng amazing Shelves: Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. They may even form a solid platform, thus creating an illusion of universality, security, and permanence.

Completed shortly before the authors death, the last pages written when he lay partially paralyzed with an inoperable brain tumor, there is some sense of killinh about the writing. Feyerabend who died in was one of the gadflies of 20th- century philosophy of science.

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They don’t even do science. Did that stop him from a life of romantic involvements and multiple marriages? But he emphatically was not a builder of theories or a writer of rules.

Trained in physics and astronomy, Feyerabend was best known as a philosopher of science. My favorite anti-philosopher, the archetypal skeptic of the 20th century. Time Travel, Coincidences and Counterfactuals. A religious mania seemed to engulf the place. Perhaps he wants to be the King of the Hill? University of Chicago Press Ian James Kidd – – Metascience 24 3: Retrieved from ” https: By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


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Sensedata in and for themselves have no meaning; they just are. Robert Farrell – – Kluwer Academic Publishers. Welcome and useful though Feyerabend’s generous spirit and open mind are fairly evident throughout all his writingkilliing is feyerabed good introduction to the author and a decent complement to his work. A question which remains, of course, is who is to be held responsible for intellectual aberrations and intentional obfuscation if this character is only to be acquired by an act of grace, an accidental constellation of circumstances.

It does not guide our actions thoughts, observations but arises in their course. In his postwar studies, Feyerabend Science in ttime Free Society,etc.

Violence in the Service of Order: Without these “even the noblest achievements and the most fundamental principles remain pale, empty and dangerous” p. Please note that these ratings solely represent the complete review ‘s biased interpretation and subjective opinion of the actual reviews and do not claim to accurately reflect or represent the views of the reviewers. This article is about the Paul Feyerabend autobiography.


Sent to the eastern front Feyerabend was awarded the Iron Cross in This, however, is a disease and not a foundation.

Feyerabend – Search for Abundance”. It delights, puzzles and humours. Peter Singer – – Inquiry: Edd Alexander rated it it was amazing Feb 04, Mar 23, mpacer rated it it was amazing.

Carefully, very carefully, I get out of bed. 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.

Killing Time

Problems at the Margins of Life. His autobiography relies on various stray sources that he did manage to keep, and of course memory. Twitter Facebook Youtube Tumblr. Return to Book Page. Feyerabend weaves his life together entertainingly, though there was such a fill of events that we are shown only some of it in greater detail.

They refuse to be engaged on some other tiny bit even if it sits right next to theirs, or to the small big picture.