Paul Feyerabend (b.1924, d.1994)

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  • Paul Feyerabend (b.1924, d.1994)

  • The War (1939–1945)

    During his time as serving in World War II, He was serving for the Germans and he volunteered to do so. Although he joined Arbeitsdienst, was work that was conducted by the Nazis during that time. He was volunteered to go to war and smartly tried to go into positions that stayed away from the front line. His time as a private, he was honored a medal for leading his company into a battle while under fire and not to long after that he was promoted to lance corporal and than lieutenant.
  • After the War

    Paul Feyerabend was shot in the spine which left him paralyzed and within the reading of this article from Stanford, one of his more memorable discussions were the lack of sexual desire and ability to carry on relationships. According to Stanford Article, "He got bogged down in cycles of dependence, isolation, and renewed dependence, which only dissolved into a more balanced pattern after many years." (Paul Feyerabend, 1997)
  • Paul Feyerabend (b.1924, d.1994)

    Feyerabend became most known for his for his anarchistic view of science and that he did not agree with the creation of the universal methodological rules. The Biggest thing he was known for according to this Stanford Article was "His critique of science (which gave him the reputation for being an “anti-science philosopher”, “the worst enemy of science”. (Paul Feyerabend, 1997)
  • Sources Sited

    Preston, John, "Paul Feyerabend", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Winter 2016 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/win2016/entries/feyerabend/.