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Positivism : a study in human understanding / Richard von Mises.

Author/Creator:
Von Mises, Richard, 1883-1953 author.
Standardized Title:
Kleines Lehrbuch des Positivismus. English
Publication:
New York : Dover Publications, 1968, ©1951. , ©1951
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 404 pages ; 22 cm
Subjects:
Science -- Philosophy.
Language and languages -- Philosophy.
Logical positivism.
Language and languages -- Philosophy.
Logical positivism.
Science -- Philosophy.
Form/Genre:
Advertisements.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Contents:
Language. Introductory remarks ; Language in the school philosophy ; Some points of logical grammar ; Differences among languages, the language of science
Analysis. Negativism ; Connectibility ; Mach's elements ; Protocol sentences
The exact theories. Axiomatics ; Logistic ; The foundations of mathematics ; The structure of physical theories
Causality and probability. Causal propositions ; Probability ; Deterministic and statistical physics ; Miracles
Science and the humanities. The alleged limitation of scientific concepts ; History and psychology ; Psychology and biology ; Social sciences
Metaphysics and art. We shall not cease to ask questions ; A priori and the whole ; Poetry ; Art
Human behavior. We will, we ought, we may and we must ; Law and ethics ; Ethics and religion ; Historical remarks, conjectures and conclusions.
Notes:
Translation of Kleines Lehrbuch des Positivismus.
"Copyright ©1951 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College"--verso of title page
"This Dover edition, first published in 1968, is an unabridged republication, with minor corrections ..."--verso of title page.
Advertisements: [15] pages at end.
Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (p. [373]-400) and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center copy gifted by Dr. Mark B. Adams in 2018.
Penn Provenance:
Adams, Mark B., (former owner) (autograph, October 17, 1970) (Adams copy)
Penn Chronology:
1968
Contributor:
Dover Publications, Inc., publisher.
Mark B. Adams Emergence of Modern Science Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Von Mises, Richard, 1883-1953. Kleines Lehrbuch des Positivismus. English. Positivism.
OCLC:
639891
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