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The Epistemological Anarchist and the Dadaist

  • Simona Chiodo
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Abstract

The article aims to use Feyerabend’s powerful analogy between the epistemological anarchist and the Dadaist in order to show something that has deeply characterized last century’s Western culture, and still characterizes it: an anarchistic attitude in epistemology, ethics, and aesthetics, and, above all, what seems to be its main cause, that is, the desertion of the notion of ideal, which means the desertion of the very foundation of Western culture.

Keywords

Ideal Epistemological anarchism Dada Feyerabend Tzara 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Architecture and Urban StudiesPolitecnico di Milano, DAStUMilanItaly

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