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The legacy of the Vienna circle

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
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    Subjects:
  • Vienna circle.,
  • Logical positivism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited with introductions by Sahotra Sarkar.
    SeriesScience and philosophy in the twentieth century ;, v. 6
    ContributionsSarkar, Sahotra.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB824.6 .L43 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 377 p. ;
    Number of Pages377
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL813071M
    ISBN 100815322674
    LC Control Number95050328

    This book offers a systematic, in-depth study of the Vienna Circle based on a new historiographical approach to the study of science. The author has unearthed previously unpublished archival material, which he uses together with recent literature, to refute a number of widespread clichés about "logical positivism”. Following some metatheoretical and methodological remarks on the troubled.


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