The Logical Structure of the World and Pseudoproblems in Philosophy

The Logical Structure of the World and Pseudoproblems in Philosophy Available for the first time in years here are two important works from the s by the best known representative of the Vienna Circle In The Logical Structure of the World Carnap adopts the pos

  • Title: The Logical Structure of the World and Pseudoproblems in Philosophy
  • Author: Rudolf Carnap Rolf A. George
  • ISBN: 9780812695236
  • Page: 310
  • Format: Paperback
  • Available for the first time in 20 years, here are two important works from the 1920s by the best known representative of the Vienna Circle In The Logical Structure of the World, Carnap adopts the position of methodological solipsism and shows that it is possible to describe the world from the immediate data of experience In his Pseudoproblems in Philosophy, he assertsAvailable for the first time in 20 years, here are two important works from the 1920s by the best known representative of the Vienna Circle In The Logical Structure of the World, Carnap adopts the position of methodological solipsism and shows that it is possible to describe the world from the immediate data of experience In his Pseudoproblems in Philosophy, he asserts that many philosophical problems are meaningless.

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    1. Carnap wants you to know that there's something fishy about philosophy. Of course, that was sort of what Wittgenstein wanted you to know: "Whereof we cannot speak, thereof we must remain silent." Uh, dear distinguished and overrated German men, what exactly must we be silent about? Essenzen! Warum? Vide-fuckin'-licet: Essences are extrascientific. Philosophy should be scientific. Therefore it doesn't discuss essences. Almost without knowing anything, one can easily see this to be false: that sci [...]

    2. Obviously Carnap and his fellow positivists aren't exactly philosophically fashionable these days, but he's definitely worth a read! So much of contemporary metaphysics is set up in opposition to him that it's healthy to get a sense of his arguments on his own terms.

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