Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Positivism, philosophy: modern positivism represents the demand to trace back statements with a claim to explanation to differences which can be ascertained in the objects of investigation. What is ascertainable is, in this case, relativized to a framework theory and its methods. This is intended to exclude foreign and non-verifiable statements. See also empiricism, internal/external, truth, provability.

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Adorno, Th.W. Positivism   Adorno, Th.W.
Ayer, A.J. Positivism   Ayer, A.J.
Black, Max Positivism   Black, Max
Comte, Auguste Positivism   Comte, Auguste
Droysen, Johann Gustav Positivism   Droysen, Johann Gustav
Fodor, Jerry Positivism   Fodor, Jerry
Fraassen, Bas Positivism   Fraassen, Bas
Genz, H. Positivism   Genz, H.
Hacking, Ian Positivism   Hacking, Ian
Husserl, E. Positivism   Husserl, E.
Logic Texts Positivism   Logic Texts
Popper, Karl Positivism   Popper, Karl
Putnam, Hilary Positivism   Putnam, Hilary
Rorty, Richard Positivism   Rorty, Richard
Wright, Georg Henrik von Positivism   Wright, Georg Henrik von

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-10-18