I´m very sorry John for my though response. But there are a lot of things
to consider in the case and to extract a phrase from its context is not
fair play. Just that.
2013/9/8 Alberto G. Corona <agocor...@gmail.com>
> Feyerabend made the best analysis of the endavour of Galileo in his fight
> for the truth. No other presented the intellectual work of Galileo in his
> gigantic intelectual dimension that was, more even than the case of
> Einstenin and Feyerabend presented it as no one before. Having studied and
> put clear all the reasoning steps of Galileo in relation with their
> Aristotelian opponents and extracted invaluable lessons for the methodology
> of science I think that Feyerabend deserve some respect , you idiot. Please
> abstain from insults and disqualifications unless you have enough knowledge
> of the case and present your arguments.
> 2013/9/8 John Clark <johnkcl...@gmail.com>
>> On Sat, Sep 7, 2013 at 6:48 PM, <spudboy...@aol.com> wrote:
>> > Yes, your reading Feyerabend, suggests that [...]
>> Speaking of things that give philosophy a bad name consider these words
>> of wisdom from Feyerabend:
>> "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."
>> No doubt there are those on this list who will try to make excuses for
>> the above moronic statement, but the fact remains that most professional
>> philosophers think any provocative statement can make them stand out no
>> matter how dimwitted it is.
>> John K Clark
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