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Otto Neurath: philosophy between science and politics

Cartwright, Nancy and Cat, Jordi and Fleck, Lola and Uebel, Thomas E. (2008) Otto Neurath: philosophy between science and politics. Ideas in context , 38 . Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 9780521041119

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Abstract

Four distinguished authors have been brought together to produce this elegant study of a much-neglected figure. The book is divided into three sections: Neurath's biographical background and the economic and social context of his ideas; his theory of science; and the development of his role in debates on Marxist concepts of history and his own conception of science. Coinciding with the emerging serious interest in logical positivism, this timely publication will redress a current imbalance in the history and philosophy of science.

Item Type: Book
Official URL: http://www.cambridge.org/
Additional Information: © 2008 Cambridge University Press
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BC Logic
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Q Science > Q Science (General)
Sets: Departments > Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method
Research centres and groups > Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science (CPNSS)
Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2011 15:53
Last Modified: 15 Nov 2011 15:53
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/39616

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