Carnap’s Conception of Philosophy

  • Wolfgang Kienzler
Part of the History of Analytic Philosophy book series (History of Analytic Philosophy)


In one respect it seems easy to explain Carnap’s conception of philosophy: he is believed to be a proponent of scientific philosophy – or, stating it in other words, many believe that he tried to help to establish philosophy as an exact science. However in a later interview Carnap explained how this idea rested on a simple misunderstanding. When asked about the term ‘scientific philosophy’ he replied:


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