Review essay : The philosophical buck stops here
Fuller, Steve, 1959- (2006) Review essay : The philosophical buck stops here. Philosophy of the Social Sciences, Volume 36 (Number 3). pp. 355-366. ISSN 0048-3931Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0048393106289796
George Reisch documents how the logical positivists adapted to their emigre status in the United States by relinquishing their leftist political ambitions and turning into the analytic philosophy establishment that persists to this day. However, there are also deep-seated tendencies in US intellectual history that provide reasons for thinking that the positivists' progressive projects would never have taken hold-even if the FBI were not keeping the positivists under surveillance. These tendencies are manifested in the striking ineffectuality of US philosophers in public life.
|Item Type:||Journal Item|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Sociology|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Philosophy of the Social Sciences|
|Publisher:||Sage Publications Ltd.|
|Number of Pages:||12|
|Page Range:||pp. 355-366|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
Actions (login required)