LOGICAL POSITIVISM                                       SCI/015

20/01/2000

 

 

Achinstein, P. &           The Legacy of Logical Positivism, Baltimore: The John Hopkins Hooker, S. (eds.)           University Press, 1969

 

Ayer, A.J.                Language, Truth and Logic, London: Victor Gollanz, 1962

 

Ayer, A.J. (ed.)           Logical Positivism, New York: Free Press, 1959

 

Carnap, R.               The Logical Structure of the World, London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1967   

 

                        “Carnap’s Intellectual Autobiography” in Schilpp, P. (ed.) The Philosophy of Rudolf Carnap, (The Library of Living Philosophers), La Salle: Open Court, 1963

 

Friedman, M.             “Philosophy and the Exact Sciences: Logical Positivism as a laze Study” in Inference, Explanation and Other Frustrations, (University of California Press, 1992), ed. J. Earman

 

Friedman, M.             Reconsidering Logical Positivism, CUP, 1999

 

Gillies, D.                Philosophy of Science in the Twentieth Century, (Blackwell, 1993), esp. Ch. 1, 6, 7, 8.

 

Hanfling, O. (ed.)         Essential Readings in Logical Positivism, Oxford: Blackwell, 1981 (esp. papers Schlick)

 

McGuiness, B. (ed.)        Moritz Schlick, Dordrecht, D. Reidel, 1985, (reprint from Syntheses, Vol. 64, No. 5)

 

Neurath, Carnap &        International Encyclopaedia of Unified Science, Vols. 1 & 2,

Morris (eds.)             Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1955, (esp. articles by Neurath and Carnap)

 

Neurath, O.              Philosophical Papers 1913-46, (Vienna Circle Collection, Vol. 16), Dordrecht: D. Reidel, 1983

 

                        Empiricism and Sociology, (Vienna Circle Collection, Vol. 1), Dordrecht: D. Reidel, 1973 (esp. Ch. 9)

 

Reichenbach, H.          The Rise of Scientific Philosophy, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1959

 

Schlick, M.               General Theory of Knowledge, Vienna & New York: Springer-Verlag, 1974

 

                        Philosophical Papers, Two Vols: Vol. 1, 1909-22, Vol. 2, 1925-36, (Vienna Circle Collection, Vol. 11), Dordrecht: D. Reidel, 1979

 

Uebel, T.E.               “Anti-Foundationalism and the Vienna Circle’s Revolution in Philosophy”, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 47 (1996).