Spring 1939 • Vol. I No. 2 The New EncyclopedistsApril 1, 1939 |

The New Encyclopedists: A Symposium

[The International Encyclopedia of Unified Science is under the general editorship of Otto Neurath, and the associate editorship of Rudolf Carnap and Charles W. Morris. It is published by the University of Chicago Press. The plan calls for the immediate publication of two introductory volumes, each containing ten numbers. Referred to in the discussion below are Vol. I, No. 1, Encyclopedia and Unified Science, by Otto Neurath, Niels Bohr, John Dewey, Bertrand Russell, Rudolf Carnap, Charles W. Morris; No. 2, Foundations of the Theory of Signs, by Charles W. Morris; No. 5, Procedures of Empirical Science, by Victor F. Lenzen.] I. ProBy Eliseo Vivas The history of modern philosophy may be envisaged from many points of view. One of these conceives of its development as an effort to mediate between the metaphysical conceptions of the universe which are part of our medieval heritage, and the naturalistic conceptions forced on the modern mind by the advance of positive science. The

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