Book Review: How and How Not to Write on a “Legendary” Philosopher

@article{Read2005BookRH,
  title={Book Review: How and How Not to Write on a “Legendary” Philosopher},
  author={R. Read},
  journal={Philosophy of the Social Sciences},
  year={2005},
  volume={35},
  pages={369 - 387}
}
  • R. Read
  • Published 2005
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy of the Social Sciences
The author argues that Fuller’s book, with the single exception of its correct reinterpretation of Kuhn as no apostle of postmodernism—such that his “fans” and “foes” alike are boxing with (or cheering on) only a shadow Kuhn—is worse than worthless. For, in a disreputable and outright propagandistic fashion, it consists in a series of serious distortions of and outright falsehoods about Kuhn and recent philosophy of science, distortions and falsehoods which may well mislead the unwary reader… Expand
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