The abundant world: Paul Feyerabend's metaphysics of science.

@article{Brown2016TheAW,
  title={The abundant world: Paul Feyerabend's metaphysics of science.},
  author={M. B. Brown},
  journal={Studies in history and philosophy of science},
  year={2016},
  volume={57},
  pages={
          142-54
        }
}
  • M. B. Brown
  • Published 2016
  • Philosophy, Medicine
  • Studies in history and philosophy of science
The goal of this paper is to provide an interpretation of Feyerabend's metaphysics of science as found in late works like Conquest of Abundance and Tyranny of Science. Feyerabend's late metaphysics consists of an attempt to criticize and provide a systematic alternative to traditional scientific realism, a package of views he sometimes referred to as "scientific materialism." Scientific materialism is objectionable not only on metaphysical grounds, nor because it provides a poor ground for… Expand
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