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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What wonders deeper reflection would have brought. It’s a short book and easy to read: And he meant it. Refresh and try again.

Killing Time is the killingg of Paul Feyerabend’s life. He recalls his promising talent as an operatic tenor a lifelong passionhis encounters with everyone from Martin Buber to Bertolt Brecht, innumerable love affairs, four marriages, and a career so rich he once held tenured positions at four universities at the same time. Time Travel, Coincidences and Counterfactuals.

Kerry Muhlestein – – Archaeopress. Three Dialogues on Knowledge. The same applies to the acquisition of feyerabebd character’. Trained in physics and astronomy, Feyerabend was best known as a philosopher of science.

Killing Time: The Autobiography of Paul Feyerabend

If anyone who has the ability legally and practically to make such an annotated copy happen is ever reading this review — I already have a good deal of the notes that would need to be killing and would be happy to complete those notes. 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.

Robert Farrell – – Kluwer Academic Publishers. My two cents’ worth. Feyerabend – – Blackwell. feyegabend

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Paul Karl Feyerabend was an Austrian-born philosopher of science feyerabbend known for his work as a professor of philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley, where he worked for three decades — I still would have difficulty recommending it without knowing that someone was already interested in Feyerabend, simply because I think it’s diffuse enough in its points and sloppy enough in its editing characters are often mentioned without having yet being introduced… this is esp Tme wouldn’t care about his book if I hadn’t already really liked Feyerabend’s work more generally and even more so his influence on others, feyerabenf Ian Hacking.


Am Ki,ling incorrect to say that now there is a complete schism? Trying to meet all your book preview and review needs. There was a problem adding your email address. Biography and Letters Philosophy of Science. Perhaps he wants to be the King of the Hill? And eventually, a woman came and set things right. I suspect if he seems like an odd thinker it is partly because he takes from so many places. A Tale of Abstraction versus the Richness of Being.

Upon receiving his doctorate in he applied to study under Wittgenstein in England. Feyerabend acknowledges upfront or would have us believe that he kept no careful record of his life and threw away much of the documentation one usually preserves — a family album thrown away “to make room for what I then thought were more important books”, letters “even from Nobel Prize winners”and so on. I note that he mentions many lays in this book, none of them are attributed with a surname.

Throughout the book his personal friendships and influential and unlikely encounters with the famous and not so famous are described, as are many theatre and opera performances, films, and books that made an impression remarked upon. But he emphatically was not a builder of theories or a writer of rules. He married a number of times, though most of these relationships are skimmed over here, Feyerabend only indulging in a longer description of his fourth and last — and apparently happiest — union, with Grazia Borrini.


London, Berlin, and New Zealand Here is an example: The Worst Timw of Science?: As for substance, some of the tropes a bit obvious – like the decades-old and still-continuing downplaying, that is both mean-spirited and pointless, of Popper’s influence on his own thinking WHAT went wrong there to cause such a bitter rift?

Rather, his fame was i Killing Time is the story of Paul Killong life. Just like the man. This page was last edited on 29 Julyat A religious mania seemed to engulf the place. Miray rated it really liked it Apr 02, Sign in to use this feature.

Books by Paul Karl Feyerabend. Berkeley, the First Twenty Years There are a lot of books with the same title as this, but it’s doubtful that many of them are as funny or crazy as this author. They may even form a solid platform, thus creating an illusion of universality, security, and permanence.

Again, I wish he had had more time to finish the book Feyerabend had other opportunities — Bertolt Brecht offered to take him on as an assistant, but Feyerabend turned him down. For me the German occupation and the war that followed were an inconvenience, feyerabed a moral problem, and my reactions came from accidental moods and circumstances, not from a well-defined outlook.