Kleines Lehrbuch des Positivismus. Einführing in die empiristische Wissenschaftsauffassung.

The Hague, W. P. van Stockum & son, 1939.

Large 8vo, pp. xii, 467, [1] blank; ink ownership inscription (dated 1944) to the front free endpaper; edges lightly browned throughout; a good copy in the original cloth-backed boards, spine a little darkened.


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First edition, published as Vol. I in the Library of Unified Science Book Series, for which Neurath was editor-in-chief, and Carnap, Philipp Frank, Jørgen Jørgensen and Charles W. Morris were associate editors.

The author, Richard von Mises (1883–1953), was the younger brother of the prominent economist Ludwig and is well known for his work in probability theory.

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