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'Husserl's and Carnap's Theories of Space'

Przywara, Pawel (2006) 'Husserl's and Carnap's Theories of Space'. In: [2006] GAP.6 Workshop on Rudolf Carnap (Berlin, September 2006).

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    Husserl’s and Carnap’s Theories of Space ABSTRACT: Usually we do not connect theoretical approaches that of Edmund Husserl and of Rudolf Carnap. The fact of writing by Carnap some of his early works under the strong influence of the founder of phenomenological school is still not well-known. In the paper, at the beginning I arrange some terminological questions concerning space and then having described shortly Husserlian theory of space (including especially theory of perceiving of space by a subject), I show Carnapian different and changeable attempts to explain problems of structure of space(s) and of structure of our spatial experience(s) (from his dissertation called Der Raum to Der Logische Aufbau der Welt). Then I try to gather all the terminological and methodological similarities between Carnapian and Husserlian approaches. My general thesis is following: Carnapian early works are logistic criticism of Husserlian phenomenology of space.


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    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
    Keywords: Husserl, Carnap, epistemology, phenomenology, space theory, geometry, perception
    Subjects: General Issues > Thought Experiments
    General Issues > Models and Idealization
    General Issues > History of Philosophy of Science
    Specific Sciences > Cognitive Science
    General Issues > Philosophers of Science
    General Issues > Realism/Anti-realism
    General Issues > Logical Positivism/Logical Empiricism
    Conferences and Volumes: [2006] GAP.6 Workshop on Rudolf Carnap (Berlin, September 2006)
    Depositing User: Pawel Henryk Przywara
    Date Deposited: 04 Aug 2006
    Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 11:14
    Item ID: 2858
    URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/2858

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