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Origins of Logical Empiricism

Volume 16: Minnesota Studies in Philosophy of Science

Table of Contents

Preface…vii

Introduction: Origins of Logical Empiricism…1
Alan Richardson

THE CULTURAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL CONTEXT

Constructing Modernism: The Cultural Location of Aufbau…17
Peter Galison

Overcoming Metaphysics: Carnap and Heidegger…45
Michael Friedman

Neurath Against Method…80
Nancy Cartwright and Jordi Cat

The Enlightenment Ambition of Epistemic Utopianism: Notes on the History of Otto Neurath's Theory of Science…91
Thomas Uebel

SCIENCE, PHILOSOPHY AND SCIENTIFIC PHILOSOPHY

Relativity, Eindeutigkeit, and Monomorphism: Rudolf Carnap and the Development of the Categoricity Concept in Formal Semantics…115
Don Howard

Einstein Agonists: Weyl and Reichenbach on Geometry and GTR…165
Thomas Ryckman

LOGIC, MATHEMATICS AND PHILOSOPHY

The Philosophy of Mathematics in Early Positivism…213
Warren Goldfarb

Carnap: From Logical Syntax to Semantics…231
Thomas Ricketts

Languages Without Logic…251
Richard Creath

EXPERIENCE, EMPIRICAL KNOWLEDGE AND EMPIRICISM

Postscript to Protocols: Reflections on Empiricism…269
Thomas Oberdan

Conceptual Knowledge and Intuitive Experience: Schlick's Dilemma…292
Joia Lewis Turner

From Epistemology to the Logic of Science: Carnap's Philosophy of Empirical Knowledge in the 1930s…309
Alan Richardson

AFTERWORD

From Wissenschaftliche Philosophie to Philosophy of Science…335
Ronald N. Giere

Bibliography…355

Contributors…379

Author Index…383

Subject Index…387

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