“It’s 983 pages long. It contains bits of documents, short biographies of all the members of the Vienna Circle, minutes of some of the meetings. For anybody interested in source material for the Vienna Circle, it’s absolutely indispensable. It was very important for me because it contains some of the documents linked to the murder of Moritz Schlick; he was killed by a deranged student. There are various court documents associated with that murder in the book. There are also some articles that appeared after Schlick’s shooting, in which one person in particular—basically a Nazi philosopher—came out in support of the murder, saying it was justified. This book is not bedside reading. But if you’re interested in the Vienna Circle, this is the book to go to for source material.” Read more...
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