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Logical Empiricism at Its Peak
Schlick, Carnap, and Neurath

ISBN 9781003249573
Published November 18, 2021 by Routledge
424 Pages

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Book Description

First Published in 1996. This volume reprints pieces from the Vienna Circle period between the manifesto and the adoption of semantics, as well as two commentaries. During this period, the logical empiricists were the most ambitious and the most confident about the success of their enterprise. The first section consists of four ideological classics, The second section reprints three papers on physicalism. The third section consists of three papers on logic and the fourth on reprints three papers on truth, induction, and confirmation.

Table of Contents

Ideology, The Turning-Point in Philosophy, The Elimination of Metaphysics through Logical Analysis of Language, Positivism and Realism, On the Character of Philosophic Problems, Physicalism, Physicalism, On Protocol Sentences, Radical Physicalism and the "Real World", Logic and the Philosophy of Mathematics, The Logicist Foundations of Mathematics, Discussion about the Foundations of Mathematics, The New Logic, Truth and Confirmation, On the Logical Positivists’ Theory of Truth, The Logical Character of the Principle of Induction, Testability and Meaning, Ethics, What Is the Aim of Ethics? The Emotive Meaning of Ethical Terms, Unity of Science, The Unity of Science Movement and the United States, Unified Science as Encyclopedic Integration, Commentaries.

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Maria Neurath (Author) ,  Sahotra Sarkar (Author) ,  Moritz Schlick (Author) ,  Rudolf Carnap (Author) ,  Sahotra Sarkar (Edited by)