The Rise and Fall of Logical Positivism

Dr. Asad Zaman Education, Islamic Economy Leave a Comment

The rise and fall of logical positivism is the most spectacular story of 20th century philosophy. Logical positivism was wildly successful, and some of its key ideas became widely accepted as common-sense truths among the general public. For instance, people routinely make a sharp distinction between facts and opinions, thinking that this is trite and obvious. They do not realise ...