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A review and a link to other reviews of Killing Time by Paul Feyerabend. PAUL FEYERABEND. Killing Time. Chicago, University of Chicago Press, , cloth $ Robert Nola. Department of Philosophy. University of Auckland. Killing Timeis the story of Paul Feyerabend’s life. Killing Time Paul Feyerabend – – Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 23 (1):3 –

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What Is an Event? Heidegger on Technology and Gelassenheit: I wouldn’t care about his book if I hadn’t already really liked Feyerabend’s work more generally and even more so his influence on others, notably Ian Hacking. Killing Time – Canada.

Killing Time: The Autobiography of Paul Feyerabend

Be the first to discover new tmie Much has been written about Killng. University of Pittsburgh Press. He writes of his experience in kioling German army on the Russian front, where three bullets left him crippled, impotent, and in lifelong pain. Google Books no proxy journals. August External links: Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.


Now a quick excursion to the bathroom, and out for my morning walk-and here she is, my faithful depression: As well as who he was dating at the time and when the different events happened. Killing Timeis the story of Paul Feyerabend’s life.

Borrini must have been the single most important event in Feyerabend’s life.

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You may purchase this title at these fine bookstores. University of Chicago Press. Upon receiving feyerahend doctorate in he applied to study under Wittgenstein in England. Killing, Wrongness, and Equality.

Yet the Nazi takeover of Vienna in washed over a schoolboy with no consciousness of anti-Semitism but many memories of family eccentricities, suicides, and encounters with ghostly relatives.

This too “cannot be created by argument, ‘education’ or an act of will.

University and Early Travels 7. Thumbing through it, I forgot how funny Feyerab There are a lot of books with the same title as this, but it’s doubtful that many feyeerabend them are as funny or crazy as this author.

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All criticism aside, I recommend this book to anyone interested in a philosophy, b intellectual life of the 20th century, c autobiographies. A Tale of Abstraction versus the Richness of Being. It is something which feyeraend subjected neither to the intellect, nor to the will, but is the result of a fortunate constellation of circumstances. Just like the man.


Paul Feyerabend – enfant terrible of late 20th century philosophy – looked ruthlessly in the mirror and painted an unadorned picture of himself. A religious mania seemed to engulf the place. Lists with This Book. It is in its descriptions of life of a man of great intellect in war and in the grips of disease, that the book soars.

This is a slim volume, barely pages, but it charts an awesome spiritual odyssee. He was accepted, but Wittgenstein had died in the meantime. After Austria was annexed by Germany Feyerabend volunteered for officers’ school, in the hope that by the time he was finished with his training the war would be over.

The final chapters are melancholic, but give a sense of what humans should be striving for: