Moritz Schlick

[Revised entry by Thomas Oberdan on October 13, 2017. Changes to: Main text] Although Moritz Schlick (1882 - 1936) made a lasting mark in the philosophical memory by his role as the nominal leader
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[Revised entry by Thomas Oberdan on October 13, 2017. Changes to: Main text] Although Moritz Schlick (1882 - 1936) made a lasting mark in the philosophical memory by his role as the nominal leader of the Vienna Circle of Logical Positivists, his most lasting contribution includes a broad range of philosophical achievements. Indeed, Schlick's reputation was established well before the Circle went public. In 1917, he published Space and Time in Contemporary Physics, a philosophical introduction to the new physics of Relativity which was...

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