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A comprehensive overview of Paul Feyerabend’s philosophy

21.04.2021 14:18

Cambridge University Press has published a new book co-edited by Branco Weiss Alumnus Karim Bschir. Interpreting Feyerabend – Critical Essays is a collection of new essays that interpret and critically evaluate the philosophy of Paul Feyerabend. On 290 pages, the book offers innovative historical scholarship on Feyerabend’s take on topics such as realism, empiricism, mimesis, voluntarism, pluralism, materialism, and the mind-body problem, as well as certain debates in the philosophy of physics. It also considers the ways in which Feyerabend’s thought can contribute to contemporary debates in science and public policy, including questions about the nature of scientific methodology, the role of science in society, citizen science, scientism, and the role of expertise in public policy. The essays provide readers with a comprehensive overview of the topics which Feyerabend engaged with throughout his career, showing both the breadth and the depth of his thought. The volume is available as hardback or eBook through Cambridge University Press and major retailers.

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