Trend of philosophical thought, also often called "neopositivism" and "logical empiricism," which began in the 1920s with the Vienna Circle. Its key tenet was the verifiability criterion, according to which no statement has any meaning beyond the manner in which it is verified.
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Neopositivism: Linguistic Philosophy and Critical Rationalism
A section from Andras Gedo's work Crisis Consciousness in Contemporary Philosophy.
PhilosophyPages: Logical Positivism
Concise survey of this school and the related doctrine of "ethical emotivism."
PhilSci Archive: Logical Positivism/Logical Empiricism
Collection of online papers in Microsoft Word format, with abstracts in HTML.
Wikipedia: Logical Positivism
Entry from the openly-edited encyclopedia.
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