The Legacy of the Vienna Circle: Modern Reappraisals

The Legacy of the Vienna Circle: Modern Reappraisals

by Sahotra Sarkar
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815322674

ISBN-13: 9780815322672

Pub. Date: 02/28/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below

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First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815322672
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/28/1996
Series:
Science and Philosophy in the Twentieth Century: Basic Works of Logical Empiricism Series, #6
Pages:
396
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Series Introduction
Volume Introduction
On the Kantian Background of Neopositivism1
Designation and Convention: A Chapter of Early Logical Empiricism11
Hidden Agendas: Knowledge and Verification21
The First Vienna Circle31
After Carnap45
Positivism and Politics: The Vienna Circle as a Social Movement53
Aufbau/Bauhaus: Logical Positivism and Architectural Modernism77
Otto Neurath - Moritz Schlick: On the Philosophical and Political Antagonisms in the Vienna Circle121
Planning Science: Otto Neurath and the International Encyclopedia of Unified Science131
Carnap, Tarski, and the Search for Truth155
The Re-evaluation of Logical Positivism181
Logical Idealism and Carnap's Construction of the World197
Reichenbach's Metaphysical Picture231
On Carnap: Reflections of a Metaphysical Student247
Carnap's Inductive Logic261
Positivism and the Pragmatic Theory of Observation269
Neurath's Programme for Naturalistic Epistemology283
Hans Reichenbach's Vindication of Induction307
Carnapian Inductive Logic for Markov Chains331
Was Carnap Entirely Wrong, After All?353
Acknowledgments375

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