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Even in the 1920s and 1930s, when Marx's theory of society and history, and Logical Empiricism had decisively re-shaped the theoretical framework of his writings, he still stuck to this type of philosophical questioning.
The latter is especially noteworthy in light of current interest in neo-Kantian alternatives to logical empiricism.
In the manifesto-work of Kelsenism, Scienza del diritto e analisi del linguaggio, Bobbio adamantly rejected the traditional legal theory unfavourably influenced by metaphysics and declared his devotedness to the methods practised by logical empiricism and analytical philosophy.
These definitions are in the style of logical positivism, logical empiricism, and the thesis of operationism.
Other issues briefly mentioned in the introduction include consequences for the study of meaning following from logical empiricism, Quine's holism, different accounts of language proposed by Wittgenstein, Austin, Chomsky, and Derrida, Gricean investigations into the border between semantics and pragmatics, Davidson's truth theory and thesis on radical interpretation, and Dummett's views on theories of meaning.
(eds.), Logical Empiricism: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, University of Pittsburgh Press, 30-42.
Moreover, from the standpoint of logical empiricism, metaphysics makes a supplementary mistake as it asserts that reason itself, free from any empirical sources, is able to produce knowledge.
Richardson, eds., Origins of Logical Empiricism. Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press ^Minnesota Studies in the Philosophy of Science, vol.
Irrationalism or individual subjectivism, contrasting with continental logical objectivism and British logical empiricism, is based on intuition and emotion, which had been advocated by Nietzsche, Heidegger, Bergson, Derrida, Foucault and Lyotard (Edwards, 1996; Audi, 1995; Lyotard, 1984; Nietzsche, 1966; Heidegger, 1996; Bergson, 1999, 2003; Derrida, 1976, 2004; Foucault, 1972; Jackson, 2000, 2003; Wiki, 2006b,c,d).