Farewell to Feyerabend

Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 32 (3):343 – 369 (1989)
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It is with some trepidation that I offer this critical review of Feyerabend's new book. I do not relish the prospect of getting involved in one of the nasty little fights Feyerabend picks with those who criticize his work. Nevertheless, Feyerabend's work cries out for critical attention. Of particular interest is the degree to which this new work deepens or enhances Feyerabend's earlier castigations of Reason. Fans of Feyerabend will be disappointed to learn that Feyerabend's philosophy is not deepened or enhanced in any significant way, and that his responses to his critics are on the whole unconvincing



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Against method.Paul Feyerabend - 1975 - London: New Left Books.
Problems of empiricism.Paul Feyerabend - 1965 - New York: Cambridge University Press.

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