## An Examination of Logical Positivism |

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### Contents

LOGICAL FOUNDATIONS | 31 |

LOGIC AND MATHEMATICS | 69 |

THEORY OF SCIENTIFIC METHOD | 105 |

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analytic analytic propositions argument assertions atomic facts atomic sentences axioms Carnap complete concepts connection consequence consists construction deductive defined definition depends derived described determined discourse doctrine elementary experiences elementary propositions elimination empirical empiricism empiristic essential example existence explain expression extensional follows given hence hypothesis identity impossible intersubjective kind laws limit logic and mathematics logical analysis logical constants Logical Positivism Logical Positivists logical syntax logical theory Logische meaning metaphysics method nature necessary non-empirical nonsense objects occur philosophy physical sentences physicalistic Positivistic possible prediction present Principia Mathematica principles prior probabilities problem of induction properties propositional function protocol language protocol sentences question realm relation result rules scientific sense significant similar simple solipsism statement structure supra symbols syntactical tautologies testable theory of probability true truth truth-functions unlimited operators valid values variable verification Viennese Circle Wittgenstein Wittgenstein's theory