On logical positivism / C. Wayne Mayhall.

Author
Mayhall, C. Wayne [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
[Belmont, Calif.] : Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, ©2003.
Description
v, 194 pages : portraits ; 22 cm.

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Presenting an engaging overview of Logical Positivism that is accessible to undergraduate philosophy students and general readers, this title-a volume in the Wadsworth Philosophy Topics Series--provides a concise introduction to this pertinent topic of philosophical interest.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
  • The turning point
  • The Vienna Circle
  • Positivism
  • The empiricist criterion
  • Protocol sentences
  • Logical syntax of language
  • Epistemology
  • Ethics
  • Sociology as unified science
  • Logical positivism vindicated?
  • Wittgenstein and the Vienna Circle
  • Thr turning point: revisited.
ISBN
  • 053417311X ((paperback))
  • 9780534173111 ((paperback))
OCLC
53215633
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