Ludwik Fleck and the Influence of the Philosophy of Lwów

  • Thomas Schnelle
Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science book series (BSPS, volume 87)


In this work, I will investigate the question of the intellectual sources which influenced Fleck in the development of his theory of ‘thought-style’ and ‘thought-collective’. In this investigation, I develop the thesis that this influence was of a quite dominating philosophical nature, one exerted by the Polish philosophers working in Lwów between the wars.


Common Sense Deductive System Radical Conventionalism Active Linkage Empirical Reality 
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