Vienna circle

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  • Vienna Circle —    / Wiener Kreis    The Vienna Circle dominated this discipline at the University of Vienna in the interwar period. Its members and their students had a great influence throughout Europe and the United States even after World War II, because so… …   Historical dictionary of Austria

  • Vienna Circle — German Wiener Kreis Group of philosophers, scientists, and mathematicians formed in the 1920s that met regularly in Vienna to investigate scientific language and scientific method. It formed around Moritz Schlick (1882–1936), who taught at the… …   Universalium

  • Vienna Circle — In the 1920s and early 1930s, the empiricist tradition of philosophy of science was reinvigorated by a group of philosophers, mathematicians, and scientists (including some social scientists) at the University of Vienna. The group included Moritz …   Dictionary of sociology

  • VIENNA CIRCLE —    a philosophical movement centered in the University of Vienna in the 1920s which sought to REFORM PHILOSOPHY in terms of the EMPIRICAL METHODOLOGY of modern SCIENCE. It promoted POSITIVISM and the VERIFICATION PRINCIPLE as ways of knowing the… …   Concise dictionary of Religion

  • Vienna Circle — /viˌɛnə ˈsɜkəl/ (say vee.enuh serkuhl) noun a group of philosophers, many of them also mathematicians or scientists, active in Vienna from about 1930, who developed logical positivism …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Vienna Circle (esoteric) — The Vienna Circle, or Landig Group, was an occultic, völkisch and Germanic mysticist group formed in 1950, that first gathered for discussions at the studio of the designer Wilhelm Landig in Vienna s 4th district of Wieden, in Austria.The circle… …   Wikipedia

  • Institute Vienna Circle — The Institute Vienna Circle Society for the Advancement of the Scientific World Conception ( IVC ), an international nonprofit society founded in Vienna in October 1991.ObjectivesThe society has two main objectives: *first, to initiate and… …   Wikipedia

  • Vienna — Wien redirects here. For other uses, see Wien (disambiguation). This article is about the capital of Austria. For other uses, see Vienna (disambiguation). Vienna Wien …   Wikipedia

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