The Berlin Group and the Philosophy of Logical Empiricism

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ISBN: 978-94-007-5484-3 (Print) 978-94-007-5485-0 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Introductory Chapters

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-32

      The Berlin Group and the Vienna Circle: Affinities and Divergences

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      Pages 33-39

      The Berlin Group and the USA: A Narrative of Personal Interactions

  3. Historical–Theoretical Context

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 41-41

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      Pages 43-66

      J. F. Fries’ Philosophy of Science, the New Friesian School and the Berlin Group: On Divergent Scientific Philosophies, Difficult Relations and Missed Opportunities

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      Pages 67-94

      Ernst Cassirer, Kurt Lewin, and Hans Reichenbach

  4. Hans Reichenbach

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 95-95

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      Pages 97-122

      Genidentity and Topology of Time: Kurt Lewin and Hans Reichenbach

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      Pages 123-150

      Did Reichenbach Anticipate Quantum Mechanical Indeterminism?

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      Pages 151-175

      Everybody Has the Right to Do What He Wants: Hans Reichenbach’s Volitionism and Its Historical Roots

  5. Walter Dubislav

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 177-177

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      Pages 179-189

      Dubislav and Classical Monadic Quantificational Logic

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      Pages 191-204

      “Demonstrations”, Not “Deductions”: Walter Dubislav on Transcendental Arguments

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      Pages 205-228

      Dubislav and Bolzano

  6. Kurt Grelling

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 229-229

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      Pages 231-244

      The Third Man: Kurt Grelling and the Berlin Group

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      Pages 245-261

      Gestalt, Equivalency, and Functional Dependency: Kurt Grelling’s Formal Ontology

  7. Paul Oppenheim and Carl Hempel

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 263-263

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      Pages 265-291

      Paul Oppenheim on Order—The Career of a Logico-Philosophical Concept

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      Pages 293-309

      Carl Hempel: Whose Philosopher?

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      Pages 311-324

      Hempel, Carnap, and the Covering Law Model

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 325-332