Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science book series (BSPS, volume 273)
The Berlin Group and the USA: A Narrative of Personal Interactions
The article describes the contacts and collaborations between the author, Paul Oppenheim, C. G. Hempel, and Olaf Helmer in the 1940s and 1950s, particularly in the context of interactions at the RAND Corporation.
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