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Gallio Or The Tyranny Of Science

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That literature, too, was more difficult as well as more copious. In particular, much of it demanded a deep grasp of mathematics." This is a quotation from page of 'Science since ' published in London by 'His Majesty's Stationery Office' in.

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Read 33 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Paul Feyerabend is one of the greatest philosophers of scien /5(33). Paul Feyerabend is one of the greatest philosophers of science of the 20th century and his book Against Method is an international bestseller.

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The tyranny of science. [Paul Feyerabend; Eric Oberheim] -- Feyerabend argues that some very basic assumptions about science are simply false and that substantial parts of scientific ideology were created on the basis of superficial generalizations that led.

"The Tyranny of Science is no work of arid scholarship or technical philosophy. It is the work of a philosophical story-teller who recounts 'fairytales' to situate the ideas he discusses. Feyerabend brings science and philosophy down from the heights of abstract theory to the ground of practice and experience which animates them.".

Junius Gallio, original name Lucius Annaeus Novatus, (born c. 5 bc, Corduba, Baetica [now Córdoba, Spain]—died ad 65), Roman official who dismissed the charges brought by the Jews against the apostle Paul (Acts –17).

The elder brother of the philosopher and tragedian Lucius Annaeus Seneca, Novatus assumed the name Gallio after his adoption by the senator Junius Gallio. Provocative and iconoclastic, The Tyranny of Science is one of Feyerabend s last books and one of his best.

It will be widely read by everyone interested in the role that science has played, and continues to play, in the shaping of the modern world.

Paul Feyerabend is one of the greatest philosophers of science of the 20th century and his book Against Method is an international bestseller.

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In this new book he masterfully weaves together the main elements of his mature philosophy into a gripping tale: the story of the rise of rationalism in Ancient Greece that eventually led to the entrenchment of a mythical. Gallio; or, The tyranny of science by J.

N Sullivan Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with the original text and artwork. The book is about a tyranny of science only in the sense that Feyerabend thinks that a certain sort of science should not be allowed to dominate, and that a certain sort of acquiescence to the pronouncements of scientists should not be indulged in.

Would it be cynical of me to speculate that it may have been the publishers who were more keen on. Get this from a library. The tyranny of science. [Paul Feyerabend; Eric Oberheim] -- In this wide-ranging and accessible book Feyerabend challenges some modern myths about science, including the myth that "science is successful".

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J W N Sullivan. 31 Jul Hardback. US$ US$ Save US$ Add to basket. Three Men Discuss Relativity. J W N The Tyranny of Science: Paul K. Feyerabend Paul Feyerabend is one of the greatest philosophers of science of the 20th century and his book Against Method is an international bestseller.

In this new book he masterfully weaves together. “The Tyranny of Merit” is like a brilliant response to that misguided but well-meaning math teacher from the viewpoint, as it were, of a kid in some back-row seat of any classroom in a Rust.

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Scientism is the view that all real knowledge is scientific knowledge—that there is no reliably objective, rational form of inquiry that is not a branch of science.

The credibility of metrics rests in part on an affiliation with ideals of business efficiency and in part on the supposition that measurement is tantamount to science. Although the numbers whose “tyranny” form the subject of Jerry Muller’s timely book share some of the attributes of scientific measurement, their purposes are primarily.

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