On Fri, Jan 6, 2012 Evgenii Rudnyi <use...@rudnyi.ru> wrote: >>If to talk about Galileo, then it would also good to remember Feyerabend > (for example Against method). Feyerabend has studied the way Galileo has > made science a lot and his conclusion: >
> "The church at the time of Galileo was much more faithful to reason than > Galileo himself, and also took into consideration the ethical and social > consequences of Galileo's doctrine. Its verdict against Galileo was > rational and just, and revisionism can be legitimized solely for motives of > political opportunism." > I believe those remarks could be summarized more concisely if he had said " I Paul Feyerabend am an idiot". I love philosophy but hate philosophers because very little philosophy comes from professional philosophers, it comes from scientists and mathematicians. Every time I think I'm being too hard on philosophers somebody mentions a person like Feyerabend and I remember why I dislike them so much. John K Clark -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. To unsubscribe from this group, send email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en.