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Farewell to Reason Farewell To Reason Offers A Vigorous Challenge To The Scientific Rationalism That Underlies Western Ideals Of Progress And Development, Whose Damaging Social And Ecological Consequences Are Now Widely Recognized For All Their Variety In Theme And Occasion, The Essays In This Book Share A Consistent Philosophical Purpose Whether Discussing Greek Art And Thought, Vindicating The Church S Battle With Galileo, Exploring The Development Of Quantum Physics Or Exposing The Dogmatism Of Karl Popper, Feyerabend Defends A Relativist And Historicist Notion Of The Sciences The Appeal To Reason, He Insists, Is Empty, And Must Be Replaced By A Notion Of Science That Subordinates It To The Needs Of Citizens And Communities.Provocative, Polemical And Rigorously Argued, Farewell To Reason Will Infuriate Feyerabend S Critics And Delight His Many Admirers.

10 thoughts on “Farewell to Reason

  1. says:

    This is a hard book for me to rate On the one hand, when I first read parts of Farewell to Reason in the late 90s, I was electrified by it It opened my mind to a whole new way of looking at the world Feyerabend s relativism which I have subscribed to ever since On the other hand, the book is deep

  2. says:

    Originally published on my blog here in May 2000.Farewell to Reason is a collection of essays on the subject of relativism Though they were rewritten for inclusion in this volume, their independent origin still shows in a certain repetitiveness and in disparity of content some are farconcentrated

  3. says:

    Feyerabend es un requisito en el mundo de la epistemolog a Paul nos persuade no s lo de la imposibilidad de un sistema de conocimiento objetivo que difumine al resto en una batalla de legitimidad, sino que nos muestra la mezquindad detr s de semejante proyecto.

  4. says:

    More political, but also less bright, than Against the Method.

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