Introduction: Reappraising Paul Feyerabend

Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 57:1-8 (2016)
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This volume is devoted to a reappraisal of the philosophy of Paul Feyerabend. It has four aims. The first is to reassess his already well-known work from the 1960s and 1970s in light of contemporary developments in the history and philosophy of science. The second is to explore themes in his neglected later work, including recently published and previously unavailable writings. The third is to assess the contributions that Feyerabend can make to contemporary debate, on topics such as perspectivism, realism, and political philosophy of science. The fourth and final aim is to reconsider Feyerabend's place within the history of philosophy of science in the light of new scholarship.

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Ian James Kidd
Nottingham University
Matthew J. Brown
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale

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