The Vienna Circle and Logical Empiricism

Re-Evaluation and Future Perspectives

  • Friedrich Stadler

Part of the Vienna Circle Institute Yearbook book series (VCIY, volume 10)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. What is the Vienna Circle?

    1. Friedrich Stadler
      Pages XI-XXIII
  3. Origins and History

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Arne Naess
      Pages 3-7
    3. Paolo Parrini
      Pages 9-20
    4. Anita Von Duhn
      Pages 21-33
    5. David Jalal Hyder
      Pages 35-46
  4. Moritz Schlick

  5. Hans Reichenbach

  6. Other Proponents and Periphery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 131-131
    2. Juha Manninen
      Pages 133-150
  7. Unity and Plurality

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 203-203
    2. Elliott Sober
      Pages 205-216
    3. Christopher Hitchcock
      Pages 217-224
  8. Contexts of Science

  9. Epistemology

  10. Ethics

  11. Women of Logical Empiricism

  12. Report — Documentation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 379-379
    2. Olessia Nazarova
      Pages 381-388
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 389-424

About this book


The Vienna Circle and Logical Empiricism is for scholars, researchers and students in history and philosophy of science focusing on Logical Empiricism and analytic philosophy (of science). This volume features recent work from international research and historiography on the Vienna Circle and Logical Empiricism and their influence.
It is unique in that it:

-provides historical and systematic research;
-deals with the influence and impact of the Vienna Circle/Logical Empiricism on today's philosophy of science;
-explores the intellectual context of this scientific philosophy;
-unites contributions by renowned scholars and a younger generation of philosophers;
-focuses on main figures and peripheral adherents;
-features crucial issues of Logical Empiricism;
-documents the activities of the Vienna Circle Institute;
-includes reviews on related topics.


Hans Reichenbach Immanuel Kant Ludwig Wittgenstein Philosophie Rudolf Carnap epistemology idea logic logical positivism philosophy of science psychoanalysis science

Editors and affiliations

  • Friedrich Stadler
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of ViennaAustria
  2. 2.Institute Vienna CircleAustria

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2003
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4020-1269-3
  • Online ISBN 978-0-306-48214-4
  • Series Print ISSN 0929-6328
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