Feyerabend (1975a)

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Feyerabend, Paul. (1975) Against Method. New Left Books.

Title Against Method
Resource Type book
Author(s) Paul Feyerabend
Year 1975
Publisher New Left Books
ISBN 0902308912


Paul Feyerabend’s globally acclaimed work, which sparked and continues to stimulate fierce debate, examines the deficiencies of many widespread ideas about scientific progress and the nature of knowledge. Feyerabend argues that scientific advances can only be understood in a historical context. He looks at the way the philosophy of science has consistently overemphasized practice over method, and considers the possibility that anarchism could replace rationalism in the theory of knowledge.