Paul Feyerabend

[Revised entry by John Preston on September 21, 2016. Changes to: Bibliography] Paul Feyerabend (b.1924, d.1994), having studied science at the University of Vienna, moved into philosophy for his
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[Revised entry by John Preston on September 21, 2016. Changes to: Bibliography] Paul Feyerabend (b.1924, d.1994), having studied science at the University of Vienna, moved into philosophy for his doctoral thesis, made a name for himself both as an expositor and (later) as a critic of Karl Popper's "critical rationalism", and went on to become one of the twentieth century's most famous philosophers of science. An imaginative maverick, he became a critic of philosophy of science itself, particularly of "rationalist" attempts to lay down...

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