Ernst Mach’s Evolutionary Theory of Representation

  • Jan Sebestik
Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 295)


Mach’s thinking could be characterised in terms of an epistemological turn in the sense of empirical epistemology, like that of the British empiricists. With Mach, Austrian philosophy takes a new orientation, by leaving aside Bolzano’s logical and mathematical interests as well as Brentanos’s introspective study of the human mind.


Evolutionary Theory Scientific Concept Sensory Operation British Empiricist Psychical Life 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan Sebestik
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  1. 1.Institut d’Histoire des ScienceUniversité de Paris I and C.N.R.SParis

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