Martin Heidegger and Rudolf Carnap: Radical Phenomenology, Logical Positivism, and the Roots of the Continental/analytic Divide
Luchte, James, Philosophy Today
It would be too simple to assert that the root of the "Continental/Analytic divide" grew out from the "dispute" between Heidegger and Carnap. There are other, earlier candidates for this "divide" through which significant topoi separated off into differing currents of philosophy.1 Roberta Lanfredini2 describes one of the conflicts between the two fathers of phenomenology and logical positivism,, Husserl and Schlick, respectively, in this case, over the significance of "qualitative aspects" for the constitution of knowledge. Schlick, prefiguring the language of Russell, Carnap, and Ayer, advocated the elimination of these aspects from the domain of rigorous, scientific knowledge. Husserl, …
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Publication information: Article title: Martin Heidegger and Rudolf Carnap: Radical Phenomenology, Logical Positivism, and the Roots of the Continental/analytic Divide. Contributors: Luchte, James - Author. Journal title: Philosophy Today. Volume: 51. Issue: 3 Publication date: Fall 2007. Page number: 241+. © DePaul University Fall 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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