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Title Logical empiricism in North America / Gary L. Hardcastle and Alan W. Richardson, editors
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2003


Description 1 online resource (xxix, 293 pages)
Series Minnesota studies in the philosophy of science ; v. 18
Minnesota studies in the philosophy of science ; v. 18.
Contents Introduction: Logical Empiricism in North America; 1. Logical Empiricism, American Pragmatism, and the Fate of Scientific Philosophy in North America; 2. Two Left Turns Make a Right: On the Curious Political Career of North American Philosophy of Science at Midcentury; 3. Hempel and the Vienna Circle; 4. On Herbert Feigl; 5. Edgar Zilsel in America; 6. Philipp Frank's History of the Vienna Circle: A Programmatic Retrospective; 7. Debabelizing Science: The Harvard Science of Science Discussion Group, 1940-41; 8. Disunity in the International Encyclopedia of Unified Science
Summary This latest volume in the longest-standing and most influential series in the field of the philosophy of science expands on the disciplines recent turn. These essays take up the historical, sociological, and philosophical questions surrounding the movement of logical empiricism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Logical positivism.
SCIENCE -- Philosophy & Social Aspects.
PHILOSOPHY -- Movements -- General.
Logical positivism.
Logisch positivisme.
Form Electronic book
Author Hardcastle, Gary L
Richardson, Alan W
ISBN 0816695253