Friedrich Waismann - Causality and Logical Positivism: 15 by B.F. McGuinness

By B.F. McGuinness

Friedrich Waismann (1896–1959) used to be probably the most proficient scholars and collaborators of Moritz Schlick. authorized as a dialogue associate via Wittgenstein from 1927 on, he functioned as spokesman for the latter’s rules within the Schlick Circle, until eventually Wittgenstein’s touch with this so much trustworthy interpreter was once damaged off in 1935 and never renewed while exile took Waismann to Cambridge. still, at Oxford, the place he went in 1939, and finally turned Reader in Philosophy of arithmetic (changing later to Philosophy of Science), Waismann made very important and self sufficient contributions to analytic philosophy and philosophy of technology (for instance relating to likelihood, causality and linguistic analysis). the total quantity of those merely grew to become glaring later whilst the bigger (unpublished) a part of his writings might be studied. His first posthumous paintings the rules of Linguistic Philosophy (1965, 2d edn.1997; German 1976) and his past Einführung in das mathematische Denken (1936) have lately proved of clean curiosity to the clinical group. This overdue flowering and new knowing of Waismann’s place is attached with the truth that he a little unfairly fell less than the shadow of Wittgenstein, his mentor and predecessor. imperative to this publication a couple of lifestyles and paintings primary to few is unpublished and unknown works on causality and chance. those are commented on during this quantity, for you to additionally comprise a ebook of recent or formerly scattered fabric and an outline of Waismann’s life.

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