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Richard von Mises: Positivism – A Study in Human Understanding

Unlike his rationalist brother Ludwig von Mises, Richard von Mises had strong empiricist leanings, which found expression in hisfrequency interpretation of probability and his qualified endorsement of logical positivism (or logical empiricism).  His Kleines Lehrbuch des Positivismus was published in … Continue reading

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Rudolf Carnap politicized

“I like to keep my philosophical work separated from my political aims.” (Rudolf Carnap) It is a welcome development that there is an increasing interest in the history and substance of logical positivism (or logical empiricism). Most of this literature, … Continue reading

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