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Meaning and Necessity - a Study in Semantics and Modal Logic

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ISBN-10: 1406734675

ISBN-13: 9781406734676

Edition: N/A

Authors: Rudolf Carnap

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List price: $28.45
Publisher: Read Books
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 220
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Born in Ronsdorf, Germany, Rudolf Carnap studied at the Universities of Freiburg and Jena from 1910 to 1914. He received his doctorate from Jena, where he had studied under Gottlob Frege, who, along with Ludwig Wittgenstein and Bertrand Russell profoundly influenced his thought. In 1926, on the invitation of Morris Schlick, he joined the faculty of the University of Vienna. An active participant in the discussions of the Vienna Circle, he soon rose to eminence in the movement of logical positivism, or logical empiricism. From Vienna he went to Prague, and in 1930 he founded, with Hans Reichenbach in Berlin, the journal Erkenntnis, the main organ for the publications of the logical…