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International encyclopedia of unified science

Otto Neurath

International encyclopedia of unified science

Edited by Otto Neurath, Rudolf Carnap and Charles Morris

by Otto Neurath

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Published by University Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collected Works,
  • Science,
  • Philosophy,
  • Semantics

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ175 I58 1963
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26557626M

    All this creates a situation where the existential presupposition contained in the Kantian question about the possibility of judgements that are both synthetic and a priori must, it seems, be rejected as false. E and G are mutually exclusive—that is, if E a,bInternational encyclopedia of unified science book not G a,b. Poland Logical positivism had extensive contacts with the group of Polish logicians who developed several branches of contemporary logic. In time, if the challenging paradigm is solidified and unified, it will replace the old paradigm, and a paradigm shift will have occurred. Incommensurability[ edit ] According to Kuhn, the scientific paradigms preceding and succeeding a paradigm shift are so different that their theories are incommensurable — the new paradigm cannot be proven or disproven by the rules of the old paradigm, and vice versa. According to Hempel, in such kind of explanation the explanans give only a high degree of probability to the explanandum, which is not a logical consequence of the premises.

    Wittgenstein worked mostly in cooperation for nearly a decade with Circle member Friedrich Waismannto impose form and structure on his often oracular utterances, using him as a secretary and speaking of cooperating on a book with him. He made contributions to the philosophy of sciencethe philosophy of languagethe theory of probabilityand classical, inductive and modal logic. Field takes this idea of incommensurability between the same terms in different theories one step further. In his essay, Feyerabend suggests that Kuhn's conception of normal science fits organized crime as well as it does science.

    The standard account assumes that Kuhn "killed" logical empiricism by refuting their main theses, like reductionismverificationismatomismlogicism and an a-historical view; and justifying completely new and opposite theses, like incommensurabilityholismtheory laddenness of observationsand a historical and social view. Rudolf Carnapone of the major philosophers of the twentieth century, a leading exponent of logical positivism, and co-author of the Vienna Circle manifesto. Germany and the Berlin Circle In Germany, members of the Berlin Circle contributed in an essential way to the development of logical positivism: The physicist and philosopher Hans Reichenbachthe founder of the Berlin Circle. Fromhe taught at the University of Princeton.


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All this creates a situation where the existential presupposition contained in the Kantian question about the possibility of judgements that are both synthetic and a priori must, it seems, be rejected as false.

Like all revolutions, this one has come with the destruction of some knowledge, and suffers from extremism and herding. From this point Carnap for example made his claims relative to a fixed language.

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See for example Proposition 4. The collection was dismissed, after the publication of several monographiesbecause of the problems arising from World War II. This collection was entitled Schriften zur wissenschaftlichen Weltauffassung Monographs on the Scientific World-Conceptionand was edited by Schlick and Frank.

Kuhn maintained that the perception of the world depends on how the percipient conceives the world: two scientists who witness the same phenomenon and are steeped in two radically different theories will see two different things.

A main issue is the comparison of Carnap and Kuhn and the transition of logical empiricism to post-positivism. Logical positivists rejected the possibility of synthetic apriori, which also means that they hold the distinction of synthetic and analytic. If a pan goes down and the other up, then the body in International encyclopedia of unified science book lowest pan has a greater mass.

One exception may be Neurath, who had more "anarchistic" views. Later, Newton showed that Kepler's three laws could all be derived from a single theory of motion and planetary motion. International Encyclopedia of Unified Science In the publication of the International Encyclopedia of Unified Science started under the auspice of logical positivists.

As a result, though new paradigms seldom or never possess all the capabilities of their predecessors, they usually preserve a great deal of the most concrete parts of past achievement and they always permit additional concrete problem-solutions besides.

The Vienna Circle The physicist and philosopher Moritz International encyclopedia of unified science bookone of the first philosophers International encyclopedia of unified science book in the theory of relativity. Coherence[ edit ] One of the aims of science is to find models that will account for as many observations as possible within a coherent framework.

Stanislaw Lesniewskiwho was interested in the logical antinomies. The standard account assumes that Kuhn "killed" logical empiricism by refuting their main theses, like reductionismverificationismatomismlogicism and an a-historical view; and justifying completely new and opposite theses, like incommensurabilityholismtheory laddenness of observationsand a historical and social view.

The main theorist Carnap however had a methodology based on degree of confirmation, and had a long battle with Popper over the so called question of induction.

Danish philosopher Jorgen Jorgensen very actively collaborated with neopositivists. From a logical point of view, this procedure defines two relations, say E and G, so that: E a,b if and only if a and b have the same mass; G a,b if and only if the mass of a is greater that the mass of b.

This defense was controversial among logical positivists, some of whom stuck to strong verification, and claimed that general propositions were indeed nonsense.

Gotlob Frege was a teacher of Rudolf Carnap and made a big contribution in developing his views. Tadeusz Kotarbinskiwho asserted that many alleged philosophical problems in fact are scientific problems, i.

It was an ambitious project, and never completed. Hintikka and P. The explanans must be true. According to Hempel, in such kind of explanation the explanans give only a high degree of probability to the explanandum, which is not a logical consequence of the premises.

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Others argued that the field was in the midst of normal science, and speculated that a new revolution would soon emerge. If there is not, scientists will continue to adhere to the established conceptual framework.International encyclopedia of unified science / editor-in-chief Otto Neurath; associate editors: Rudolf Carnap [and] Charles W.

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