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Heinrich Scholz

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[New Entry by Volker Peckhaus on August 29, 2018.] Heinrich Scholz (1884 - 1956) was a German Protestant theologian, philosopher, and logician who supported the neo-positivistic scientific world view, applying it, however, to a scientific metaphysics as well. He helped to establish the academic field "Mathematical Logic and Foundations", claiming the priority of language construction and semantics in order to solve foundational problems even outside mathematics. He was also the...

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