- Series: Cambridge Companions to Philosophy
- Hardcover: 446 pages
- Publisher: Cambridge University Press (September 3, 2007)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0521791782
- ISBN-13: 978-0521791786
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.2 x 9 inches
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The Cambridge Companion to Logical Empiricism (Cambridge Companions to Philosophy)
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This book shows how logical empiricism epitomized analytic philosophy in the middle of the twentieth century. Logical empiricists created a scientifically and technically informed philosophy of science, established mathematical logic as a topic in philosophy, and initiated the project of formal semantics. Mid-twentieth century accounts place logical empiricism at the centre of analytic philosophy.
About the Author
Alan W. Richardson is Professor of Philosophy at the University of British Columbia.
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