Feyerabend, Paul

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Name
Feyerabend, Paul Gender: M
Paul Karl Feyerabend
born on 13 January 1924 at 23:00 (= 11:00 PM )
Place Wien, Austria, 48n13, 16e20
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Taeger
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 22°28' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 22°08 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 06°12'



Paul Feyerabend

Biography

Philosopher of science best known for his work as a professor of philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley, where he worked for three decades (1958–1989). He lived a peripatetic life, living at various times in England, the United States, New Zealand, Italy, Germany, and finally Switzerland. His major works include Against Method (published in 1975), Science in a Free Society (published in 1978) and Farewell to Reason (a collection of papers published in 1987). Feyerabend became famous for his purportedly anarchistic view of science and his rejection of the existence of universal methodological rules. He is an influential figure in the philosophy of science, and also in the sociology of scientific knowledge.

The last years of his life he lived in Meilen, Switzerland, where he died on 11 February 1994.


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Events

Source Notes

book cover with his chart
Taeger quotes Vietinghoff, personal statement. An early German edition of his book Against Method has his birth chart on the cover, is in rough agreement.

Categories

  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Philosopher

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