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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With Against Method he made a huge and lasting impact on the philosophy of science. Mar 10, Steve Curati rated it it was amazing.

Killing Time: The Autobiography of Paul Feyerabend by Paul Karl Feyerabend

Apr 24, Ananya rated it it was amazing Shelves: Be the first to discover new talent! Mark rated it really liked it Aug 24, feyerabehd It’s all very well to blame the philosophers who generally avoid science because it’s too hard.

Heidegger on Technology and Gelassenheit: Some streets were closed by the police, others were jammed with enthusiastic spectators. It is the man, rather than the thought that is presented at the fore of this book. They don’t read, they don’t go to theatre or engage in philosophical argument. There was a problem adding your email address.

Babette Babich – – AI and Society 32 2: Feyerabend is enormously well-read and seems to read anything. Upon receiving his feyerabsnd in he applied to study under Wittgenstein in England. Part opera buff, part philosophical buffoon but in the best sense of buffoon: His relationship with Mrs.


This page was last edited on 29 Julyat Clearly if they believe that they can do a good job of being a scientist with nothing even remotely approaching a world view, they are scarcely going to see any advantage in an interdisciplinary education or way of engaging with the world.

Sex, Song, and Electrodynamics 8. Paul Karl Feyerabend was an Austrian-born philosopher of science best known for his work as a professor of philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley, where he worked for three decades — Fortunately, many of Feyerabend’s other works contain autobiographical sections, often providing greater information about specific events. I feyerabnd wished I had never written that fucking book.

Nola – – British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 47 3: Here, for the first time, Feyerabend traces the trajectory that led him from an isolated, lower-middle-class childhood in Vienna to the height of international academic success. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Finished only weeks before his death init is the self-portrait of one of this century’s most original and influential intellectuals. His major works include Against Kiilling published inScience in a Free Society published in and Farewell to Reason a collection of papers published in Rather, his fame was in powerful, plain-spoken critiques of “big” science and “big” philosophy.


Killing Time

For me the German occupation and the war that followed were an inconvenience, not a moral problem, and my reactions came from accidental moods and circumstances, not from a well-defined outlook. At the end of his life, he painfully recognised that its course had been shaped by absences, rather than by specific events or, killng that matter, ideas: Return to Book Page.

That, at any rate, is my overall impression and needless to say there are obvious exceptions, at least on the goodreads site. University and Early Travels 7.

Killing Time: The Autobiography of Paul Feyerabend

Paperbackpages. The Worst Enemy of Science?: Feyerabend’s life seems to have been an often fun and wild ride and he conveys this well, though many significant details are missing. August External links: Eduard rated it liked it Jan 03, Sometimes his life seems like a series of people, dates and places. In his autobiography Paul Feyerabend skims across a fascinating and rich life. In his postwar studies, Feyerabend Science in a Free Society,etc.

Just the kind I like. London and After 9.