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Carnap and twentieth-century thought

A. W. Carus

Carnap and twentieth-century thought

explication as Enlightenment

by A. W. Carus

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Carnap, Rudolf, -- 1891-1970.,
  • Carnap, Rudolf, -- 1891-1970 -- Influence.,
  • Philosophy, Modern -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 310-339) and index.

    Other titlesCarnap and 20th-century thought
    StatementA.W. Carus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB945.C164 C38 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 346 p. ;
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18744346M
    ISBN 100521862272
    ISBN 109780521862271
    LC Control Number2008295178

    The reason Carnap thought the relevant paragraphs of the Aufbau “may be omitted” was probably that he recognized the severity of the The book was widely discussed among philosophers and became, was also largely responsible for many of the fundamental misunderstandings of the book that persisted for most of the twentieth century. This book is a major contribution to the history of analytic philosophy in general and of logical positivism in particular. It provides the first detailed and comprehensive study of Rudolf Carnap, one of the most influential figures in twentieth-century : Alan W. Richardson.

    Meaning and Necessity: A Study in Semantics and Modal Logic (; enlarged edition ) is a book about semantics and modal logic by the philosopher Rudolf book, in which Carnap discusses the nature of linguistic expressions, was a continuation of his previous work in semantics in Introduction to Semantics () and Formalization of Logic ().Author: Rudolf Carnap. IMO, Stein's view has been extremely influential in how the dispute is understood today--I think that the Carnap revivalists (Friedman in particular--see his "Carnap and Quine: Twentieth-Century Echoes of Kant and Hume"--but also Creath and Richardson) take this to be a .

    Rudolf Carnap () is considered the pioneer of logical positivism, but his work was thought to have been repudiated. Recently he has been undergoing a reappraisal, and this book of essays by leading philosophers, logicians, and art historians attempts to return Carnap to his rightful place. Surveys and Orientation. There is a curious ambivalence to the general character of Carnap’s philosophy. From a certain viewpoint, his work appears to be very much in the mainstream of western philosophy—he can be recognized as working within certain traditions of thought, and his philosophical development can be accounted for, to some degree, as responses to those traditions.


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Rudolf Carnap is widely regarded as one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century. This book places his central ideas in a broad cultural, political and intellectual context, showing how he synthesised many different currents of thought to achieve a philosophical perspective that remains strikingly relevant in the twenty first by: Rudolf Carnap (–) is widely regarded as one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century.

Born in Germany and later a US citizen, he was a founder of the philosophical movement known as Logical Empiricism. Rudolf Carnap () is widely regarded as one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century.

Born in Germany and later a US citizen, he was a founder of the philosophical movement known as Logical Empiricism/5(7).

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Download books for free. Find books. CARNAP AND TWENTIETH-CENTURY THOUGHT. Rudolf Carnap (–) is widely regarded as one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century. For a book that announces in its title that it will find Carnap's place in twentieth-century thought, the Enlightenment might seem a bit further back than we need to go.

Carus is right that it is startling to think of Carnap as an Enlightenment philosopher; surely no one would confuse any single paragraph of Carnap's work with a paragraph from any significant philosophical figure from the. Rudolf Carnap is widely regarded as one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century.

This book places his central ideas in a broad cultural, political and intellectual context, showing how he synthesised many different currents of thought to achieve a philosophical perspective that remains strikingly relevant in the twenty first century.

Those who downloaded this book also downloaded the following books: Comments. Rudolf Carnap (/ ˈ k ɑːr n æ p /; German: [ˈkaɐ̯naːp]; 18 May – 14 September ) was a German-language philosopher who was active in Europe before and in the United States thereafter.

He was a major member of the Vienna Circle and an advocate of logical is considered "one of the giants among twentieth-century philosophers."Education: University of Jena (PhD, ), University. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Carnap and twentieth-century thought: explication as Enlightenment by A. Carus; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Influence, Modern Philosophy; People: Rudolf Carnap (); Times: 20th century.

The book of André Carus on Carnap, Carnap and Twentieth-Century Thought, begins with a quotation which, as some of you can imagine, was an agreeable surprise for me: Mathematicians, unlike the rest of us, have retained something of the original Enlightenment spirit, thought the novelist Robert Musil; they provide examples of a spiritual daring that has otherwise fallen by the by: 1.

Carnap and Twentieth-Century Thought: Explication as Enlightenment. Graham Bird - - British Journal for the History of Philosophy 17 (2) Carnap’s Construction of the World: The Aufbau and the Emergence of Logical Empiricism.

Alan W. Richardson -. Carnap and Twentieth-Century Thought: Explication as Enlightenment is the first book in the English language that seeks to place Carnap’s philosophy in a broad cultural, political and intellectual context.

Abstract. André Carus’s book on Carnap, Carnap and Twentieth-Century Thought, begins with a quotation which was an agreeable surprise for me: Mathematicians unlike the rest of us, have retained something of the original Enlightenment spirit, thought the novelist Robert Musil; they provide examples of a spiritual daring that has otherwise fallen by the by: 1.

Carnap and Twentieth-Century Thought: Explication as En lighten ment is the first book in the English language that seeks to place Carnap's philosophy in a broad cultural, political and intellectual by: 2.

André Carus’s book on Carnap, Carnap and Twentieth-Century Thought, begins with a quotation which was an agreeable surprise for me: Mathematicians unlike the rest of us, have retained. Preston, J. () Review: A W Carus, Carnap and twentieth century thought: explication as enlightenment.

Cambridge University Press, The European Legacy, 14 (6). ISSN Full text not archived in this repository. Summary Rudolf Carnap () was a German-American philosopher mainly working in logic and philosophy of science. He began his philosophical career as a neo-Kantian, and later became a leading figure of the logical empiricism of the Vienna Circle.

Since that time, he considered it as one of the main tasks of philosophy. I thought that this book was informative and delightful.

I paid less attention to the chapters on Cassirer (and post-Kantian philosphy) and benefited more from the discussions on Heidegger & ger and Carnap, it's not too often (if ever) that /5.

Rudolf Carnap, a German-born philosopher and naturalized U.S. citizen, was a leading exponent of logical positivism and was one of the major philosophers of the twentieth century. He made significant contributions to philosophy of science, philosophy of language, the 4/5.Rudolf Carnap (–) was one of the best-known philosophers of the twentieth century.

Notorious as one of the founders, and perhaps the leading philosophical representative, of the movement known as logical positivism or logical empiricism, he was one of the originators of the new field of philosophy of science and later a leading contributor to semantics and inductive logic.Introduction: Carnap’s revolution in philosophy Rudolf Carnap (–) was a giant of twentieth-century phi-losophy.

He was one of the leading figures of the logical empiricist movement associated with the Vienna Circle and one of the leaders of the analytic tradition more generally. In particular, the definingFile Size: KB.