Talk:Logical positivism

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 Definition A school of philosophy that combines positivism—which states that the only authentic knowledge is scientific knowledge—with some kind of logical analysis, which is similar, but not the same as logicism. [d] [e]
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"affirmed that statements about metaphysics, religion and ethics are devoid of cognitive meaning "

Moritz Schlick: "Problems of Ethics", 1939. I doubt that we can simplify the views of the Vienna Circle about ethics this way.

--Matthias Brendel 09:17, 20 November 2006 (CST)

Logical Empiricism

As I know, the philosophy of the Vienna Circle is called Logical Positivism, while the philosophy of the Berlin Circle (Reichenbach) as logical empirism. So they are not synonims, altough almost indistinguishable. --Matthias Brendel 09:20, 20 November 2006 (CST)

Uneven article

I think this is an article, which takes a very English view of logical positivism. There is too much focus on Unified Science, Ayer, Wittgenstein, and two few details on other things. --Matthias Brendel 09:35, 20 November 2006 (CST)


and of course not deleted. DavidGoodman 20:48, 18 February 2007 (CST)