Vienna Circle
The Vienna Circle (German: Wiener Kreis) of Logical Empiricism was a group of philosophers and scientists drawn from the natural and social sciences, logic and mathematics who met regularly from 1...
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Friedrich Waismann
Friedrich Waismann (21 March 1896 – 4 November 1959) was an Austrian mathematician, physicist, and philosopher. He is best known for being a member of the Vienna Circle and one of the key theorists i...
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Institute Vienna Circle
The Institute Vienna Circle (IVC) is an international nonprofit society founded in October 1991 by Friedrich Stadler and is located at the University of Vienna.
The society has two main objectives...
A. J. Ayer
Sir Alfred Jules "Freddie" Ayer (/ɛər/; 29 October 1910 – 27 June 1989) was a British philosopher known for his promotion of logical positivism, particularly in his books Language, Truth, and Logic (1...
Otto Neurath
Otto Neurath ([ˈnɔʏʀaːt]; December 10, 1882 – December 22, 1945) was an Austrian philosopher of science, sociologist, and political economist. Before he fled his native country in 1934, Neurath was on...
Rand
Rand may refer to:
Hans Hahn (mathematician)
Hans Hahn ([haːn]; 27 September 1879 – 24 July 1934) was an Austrian mathematician who made contributions to functional analysis, topology, set theory, the calculus of variations, real analysis, and o...
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Café Central
Café Central is a traditional Viennese café located at Herrengasse 14 in the Innere Stadt first district of Vienna, Austria. The café occupies the ground floor of the former Bank and Stockmarket Build...
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Kurt Gödel
Kurt Friedrich Gödel (/ˈkɜrt ɡɜrdəl/; [ˈkʊʁt ˈɡøːdəl]; April 28, 1906 – January 14, 1978) was an Austrian, and later American, logician, mathematician, and philosopher. Considered with Aristotle ...
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Emotivism
Emotivism is a meta-ethical view that claims that ethical sentences do not express propositions but emotional attitudes. Hence, it is colloquially known as the hurrah/boo theory. Influenced by the gro...
Victor Kraft
Not to be confused with the photographer Victor Kraft.Victor Kraft (July 4, 1880, Vienna – January 3, 1975, Vienna) was an Austrian philosopher, best known for being a member of the Vienna Circle.
Rose Rand
Rose Rand (June 14, 1903 – July 28, 1980) was an Austrian-American logician and philosopher. She was a member of the Vienna Circle.
Rand was born in Lemberg (today, Lviv, Ukraine). After her...
Olga Taussky-Todd
Olga Taussky-Todd (August 30, 1906, Olomouc, Moravia – October 7, 1995, Pasadena, California) was an Austrian and later Czech-American mathematician.Olga Taussky was born into a Jewish family; her fat...
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Philipp Frank
Philipp Frank (March 20, 1884, Vienna, Austria-Hungary – July 21, 1966, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA) was a physicist, mathematician and also an influential philosopher during the first half of the 2...
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Eino Kaila
Eino Sakari Kaila (August 9, 1890 – July 31, 1958) was a Finnish philosopher, critic and teacher. He worked in numerous fields including psychology (sometimes considered to be the founder of Finnish p...
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Gödel's completeness theorem
Gödel's completeness theorem is a fundamental theorem in mathematical logic that establishes a correspondence between semantic truth and syntactic provability in first-order logic. It makes a close li...
Herbert Feigl
Herbert Feigl ([ˈfaɪgəl]; December 14, 1902 – June 1, 1988) was an Austrian philosopher and a member of the Vienna Circle.
The son of a weaver, Feigl was born in Reichenberg (Liberec), Bohemia int...
Carl Gustav Hempel
Carl Gustav "Peter" Hempel (January 8, 1905 – November 9, 1997) was a German writer and philosopher. He was a major figure in logical empiricism, a 20th-century movement in the philosophy of scie...
Karl Menger
Karl Menger (January 13, 1902 – October 5, 1985) was an Austrian-American mathematician. He was the son of the famous economist Carl Menger. He is credited with Menger's theorem. He worked on mathema...
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Neurath
Neurath is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Edgar Zilsel
Edgar Zilsel (August 11, 1891 in Vienna – March 11, 1944 in Oakland, California, United States) was an Austrian historian and philosopher of science. He is considered to be among the modern "pioneers ...
Rudolf Carnap
Rudolf Carnap (/ˈkɑrnæp/; [ˈkaɐ̯naːp]; May 18, 1891 – September 14, 1970) was a German-born philosopher who was active in Europe before 1935 and in the United States thereafter. He was a major member ...
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Gustav Bergmann
Gustav Bergmann (May 4, 1906 – April 21, 1987) was a Austrian-born American philosopher. He studied at the University of Vienna and was a member of the Vienna Circle. In the United States, he was a pr...
Olga Hahn-Neurath
Olga Hahn-Neurath ([haːn ˈnɔʏʀaːt]; Hebrew: אולגה האן-נוירת‎; July 20, 1882 – July 20, 1937) was an Austrian mathematician and philosopher. She is best known for being a member of the Vienna...
Richard von Mises
Richard Edler von Mises ([fɔn ˈmiːzəs]; 19 April 1883 – 14 July 1953) was a scientist and mathematician who worked on solid mechanics, fluid mechanics, aerodynamics, aeronautics, statistics and probab...
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Louis Rougier
Louis Auguste Paul Rougier ([ʁuʒje]; 1889–1982) was a French philosopher. Rougier made many important contributions to epistemology, philosophy of science, political philosophy and the history of Chri...
Language, Truth, and Logic
Language, Truth, and Logic is a work of philosophy by Alfred Jules Ayer, published in 1936 when Ayer was 26 (though it was completed when Ayer was 25). It was crucial in bringing some of the ideas of ...
Kraft Circle
The Kraft Circle was a student society of philosophers at the Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung of the University of Vienna devoted to "considering philosophical problems in a nonmetaph...
Gödel's incompleteness theorems
Gödel's incompleteness theorems are two theorems of mathematical logic that establish inherent limitations of all but the most trivial axiomatic systems capable of doing arithmetic. The theorems, pro...
Moritz Schlick
Friedrich Albert Moritz Schlick ([ʃlɪk]; April 14, 1882 – June 22, 1936) was a German philosopher, physicist and the founding father of logical positivism and the Vienna Circle.
Schlick was born i...
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Waismann
Friedrich Waismann (21 March 1896 – 4 November 1959) was an Austrian mathematician, physicist, and philosopher. He is best known for being a member of the Vienna Circle and one of the key theorists i...