In partial praise of a positivist

In partial praise of a positivist The work of Otto Neurath John O’Neill There is a tradition in socialist writing of rediscovering neglected socialist thinkers and showing how the recovery of their memory can contribute to the solution of contemporary problems in socialist theory and practice. This paper belongs to this genre of rediscovery. The […]

Karl Popper, 1902-1994

SYMPOSIUM Karl Popper, 1902-1994 Learning from negative instances n 17 September 1994, Karl Popper died at the age of 92. He was described as the official .opposition of the Vienna Circle, the philosophical club which in the interwar penod espoused the then popular doctrine of ‘logical positivism’. His relations with that club were ‘friendly-hostile’, to […]

Richard Rorty

Two Perspectives on Richard Rorty I: From Philosophy to Postphilosophy An Interview with Richard Rorty conducted by Wayne Hudson and Wim van Reijen Q. Professor Rorty~ you have recently written a book~ ?hilosophy and the Mirror of Nature~ which has aroused aomment throughout the English speaking world. In it you argue that the analytical movement […]