Points of view: Reflections on Feyerabend

  title={Points of view: Reflections on Feyerabend},
  author={Ward Madden},
In Against Method (1978a) and Science in a Free Society (19786), Paul Feyeraband reveals himself as a lively, controversial, and entertaining mind. One can sympathize with his position-up to a point. His argument in favor of relativism in science and indeed all knowledge is consistent with Piaget’s genetic epistemology, with the linguistics of Vigotsky and of Whorff, and with findings in the psychology of perception showing that our percepts are learned, not ready-made, being formed by emerging… CONTINUE READING

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