Book by Feyerabend Paul
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"A devastating attack on the claims of philosophy to legislate for scientific practice."--"New Society"
"A brilliant polemic."--"New Scientist"
"Since it was first published in 1975, "Against Method" has followed Popper's "The Logic of Scientific Discovery" and Kuhn's "The Structure of Scientific Revolutions" into becoming a classic text in the debate about scientific methodology and scientific reasoning."--"The Philosopher"
"A powerful critique."--"London Review of Books"
""Against Method" is more than a book: it is an event."--"Archives de Philosophie"
The third edition of this text contains a new preface, as well as Paul Feyerabend's further contributions to the philosophy of science. Feyerabend takes account both of recent debates on science and of the impact of scientific products and practices on the human community. While disavowing populism and relativism, Feyerabend continues to insist that the voice of the inexpert must be heard. Thus many environmental perils were first identified by non-experts against prevailing assumptions in the scientific community. Overall, Feyerabend reassesses scientific debates about science.
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Descripción Verso Books, New York, NY, 1993. Trade Paperback. Estado de conservación: Good. Third Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 279 pages,tex has minor hi-lighting and underlining. Cover has wear, scuff marks, creasing. Nº de ref. de la librería 039242