Against Method (Paperback)
  • Against Method (Paperback)
zoom

Against Method (Paperback)

(author)
£20.99
Paperback 304 Pages / Published: 22/04/2010
  • In stock

Available

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect
Contemporary philosophy of science has paid close attention to the understanding of scientific practice, in contrast to the previous focus on scientific method. Paul Feyerabend's acclaimed work, which sparked controversy and continues to fuel fierce debate, shows the deficiencies of many widespread ideas about the nature of knowledge. He argues that the only feasible explanation of any scientific success is a historical account, and that anarchism must now replace rationalism in the theory of knowledge. This updated edition of this classic text contains a new foreword by Ian Hacking, a leading contemporary philosopher of science, who reflects on Feyerabend's life and personality as well as the continuing relevance of his work.

Publisher: Verso Books
ISBN: 9781844674428
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 404 g
Dimensions: 210 x 140 x 24 mm
Edition: 4th ed.

You may also be interested in...

The Logic of Scientific Discovery
Added to basket
The Moral Landscape
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Everywhere and Everywhen
Added to basket
Philosophy of Science
Added to basket
Wholeness and the Implicate Order
Added to basket
Darwin's Dangerous Idea
Added to basket
Science and Human Values
Added to basket
Chaos
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Elegance in Science
Added to basket
£11.99
Paperback
Physics and Philosophy
Added to basket
The Fabric of Reality
Added to basket
Critical Mass
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Science, Order and Creativity
Added to basket
The Language of God
Added to basket
The Two Cultures
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
The Poetics of Space
Added to basket

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.