- Title Pages
- Preface
- THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF PHILOSOPHY OF MATHEMATICS AND LOGIC
- 1 Philosophy of Mathematics and Its Logic:
- A Priority and Application:
- Later Empiricism and Logical Positivism*
- Wittgenstein on Philosophy of Logic and Mathematics
- THE LOGICISM OF FREGE, DEDEKIND, AND RUSSELL
- Logicism in the Twenty‐first Century
- Logicism Reconsidered
- Formalism
- Intuitionism and Philosophy
- Intuitionism in Mathematics
- Intuitionism Reconsidered
- Quine and the Web of Belief
- Three Forms of Naturalism
- Naturalism Reconsidered
- Nominalism
- Nominalism Reconsidered
- Structuralism
- Structuralism Reconsidered
- Predicativity
- Mathematics—Application and Applicability
- Logical Consequence, Proof Theory, and Model Theory
- Logical Consequence: A Constructivist View
- Relevance in Reasoning
- No Requirement of Relevance
- Higher‐order Logic
- Higher‐order Logic Reconsidered
- Index

# Later Empiricism and Logical Positivism*

# Later Empiricism and Logical Positivism*

- Chapter:
- (p.51) Later Empiricism and Logical Positivism*
- Source:
- The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic
- Author(s):
### John Skorupski (Contributor Webpage)

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press

This chapter provides a broadly sympathetic historical account of post-Kantian empiricist approaches to mathematics and logic. It focuses primarily but on John Stuart Mill’s radical empiricism and logical positivism, but also on Rudolf Carnap and Moritz Schlick. The later work of W. V. O. Quine is also treated.

*Keywords:*
Kant, empiricism, mathematics, logic, Mill, logical positivism, Carnap, Schlick, Quine

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- Title Pages
- Preface
- THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF PHILOSOPHY OF MATHEMATICS AND LOGIC
- 1 Philosophy of Mathematics and Its Logic:
- A Priority and Application:
- Later Empiricism and Logical Positivism*
- Wittgenstein on Philosophy of Logic and Mathematics
- THE LOGICISM OF FREGE, DEDEKIND, AND RUSSELL
- Logicism in the Twenty‐first Century
- Logicism Reconsidered
- Formalism
- Intuitionism and Philosophy
- Intuitionism in Mathematics
- Intuitionism Reconsidered
- Quine and the Web of Belief
- Three Forms of Naturalism
- Naturalism Reconsidered
- Nominalism
- Nominalism Reconsidered
- Structuralism
- Structuralism Reconsidered
- Predicativity
- Mathematics—Application and Applicability
- Logical Consequence, Proof Theory, and Model Theory
- Logical Consequence: A Constructivist View
- Relevance in Reasoning
- No Requirement of Relevance
- Higher‐order Logic
- Higher‐order Logic Reconsidered
- Index