Thomas Uebel

Schlick and Wittgenstein: The Theory of Affirmations Revisited

This talk broaches one aspect of the complex and far-reaching issue of the philosophical relationship between the Vienna Circle and Wittgenstein. I will explore whether recent advances in Schlick and Wittgenstein scholarship allow an at least partial redemption of what has long been considered a theoretical misadventure on the part of Schlick.