Paul Karl Feyerabend's life

By Ema8080
  • Paul Feyerabend birth

    Paul Feyerabend was for in 1924 in Vienna, Austria. His father was an officer in the merchant marine in World War I in Istria and a civil servant in Vienna until he died due to complications from a stroke. His mother’s family came from Stockerau. She was a seamstress and died in 1943 by suicide. He lived in the Wolfganggasse where he witnessed constant violence and angry disagreements.
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    Paul Karl Feyerabend's death

    After his retirement in 1991, Feyerabend continued to publish papers and worked on his autobiography. After a short period of suffering from a brain tumor, he died in 1994 at the Genolier Clinic, overlooking Lake Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Against Method: Outline of an Anarchistic Theory of Knowledge

    In his first book. Paul Feyerabend's globally acclaimed work and continues to stimulate fierce debate, examines the lack of many widespread ideas about scientific progress and the nature of knowledge. He argues that the scientific future can only be understood in a historical context. Joseph Agassi, January 1976.
  • Science in a Free Society

    In this book, Paul Feyerabend explains that people should have equality. The equality he mentions was about within single traditions of western medicine. A free society provides healers, herbalists, and acupuncturists to practice their arts as well. He also argues that we should demand the separation of science and the state. J.R. Brown, May 5th 2010.
  • Realism, Rationalism and Scientific Method

    In this book, Feyerabend argues with good strength and vivid for a complete chance benefice. By doing so he depicts on large scale knowledge of scientific history and practice. He mostly alerts to a wider philosophical and political implications of incompatible views. These are the two volumes variety of his ideas, and the originality of his significant work. Cambridge University Press, 2012.
  • Problems of Empiricism

    Paul Feyerabend explains in this book, there are 2 volumes that provide an overview and history. Volume 1 is an interpretation of scientific theories and monitoring establishment to problems in philosophy and physics. Volume 2 investigates the origin and the discovery of abstract rationalism also for the philosophy of science and theory of scientific research. Cambridge University, 1981.