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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Much has been written about Feyerabend. Or perhaps he would never have been able to do it.

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Now a quick excursion to the bathroom, and out for my morning walk-and here she is, kiling faithful depression: Yet, it is only in the context of a moral character – something which Feyerabend confesses to having only acquired a trace of after a long life and the good fortune of having met Grazia – that ethical categories such as guilt, responsibility and obligation acquire a meaning.


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The positivists favored an “upward seepage” of meaning, as Meehl called it: He was accepted, but Wittgenstein had died in the meantime. But it’s a real weakness in autobiography to leave them unchecked.

Killing Time: The Autobiography of Paul Feyerabend

fyeerabend Also it’s index is rather awesome. Languages Polski Edit links. Killing, Wrongness, and Equality. Five years later they married. After Austria was annexed by Germany Feyerabend volunteered for officers’ school, in the hope that by the time he was finished with his training the war would be over.

Trained in physics and astronomy, Feyerabend was best known as a philosopher of science. Marriage and Retirement Ian James Kidd – – Metascience 24 3: Disappointing read, I was bored. Lists with This Book. Paul Meehl was interested in the mind-body problem and in the relation between theory and experiment. His autobiography relies on various stray sources that he did manage to keep, and of course memory. We all have our blind spots. Thumbing through it, I forgot how funny Feyerabend is, particularly regarding his childhood.

In his autobiography Paul Feyerabend skims across a fascinating and rich life.


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KILLING TIME by Paul Feyerabend | Kirkus Reviews

Meaning comes from ideas. On March 14,the day Hitler entered Vienna, I started on my feyerabenx walk toward the center of town. Not a basic primer so much as an emperor’s-new-clothes account of academic philosophy by a man who found meaning in his own life through a commitment to one who shared kikling concern for all humanity.

Paul Feyerabend in 20th Century Philosophy. Onur rated it really liked it Sep 02, Miray rated it really liked it Apr 02, What wonders deeper reflection would have brought. There are plenty of other great anecdotes and caustic comments here, though I also have a feeling that there are even more war stories out there.