VIENNA CIRCLE

a set of mathematicians, philosophers, and logicians who were based in Vienna in the 1920's and 1930's. The uniting theme of their work was trying to systematize the empirical and positivist tradition utilizing the techniques of contemporary symbolic logic a strategy which came to be recognized as logical positivism.

VIENNA CIRCLE: "Important people belonging to the Vienna circle are inclusive of Kurt Godel, a Czech-born mathematical logician, and Rudolf Carnap, a German philosopher ."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "VIENNA CIRCLE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/vienna-circle/ (accessed November 28, 2020).
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