RUDOLPH CARNAP (1891 - 1970)


  • The Philosophy of Rudolf Carnap, Centre for Ethics, University of Tartu, May 27, 2010
  • Carnap's Ideal of Explication: Logic, Metalogic, and Wissenschaftslogik, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, May 14-16, 2009
  • CARNAP and the Logical Syntax of Language, Institut d'Histoire et de Philosophie des Sciences et des Techniques, Paris, October 7-8, 2005



  • Anthologies:

    • Studies in Inductive Logic and Probability.  2 Vols.  Berkekely: U of California P.

      • Vol. 1 Ed. Carnap and R. Jeffrey.  1971.  

      • Vol. 2.  Ed. R. Jeffrey.  1980.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Philosophical Foundations of Physics: an Introduction to the Philosophy of Science.  Ed. M. Gardner.  New York: Basic, 1966.

    • Introduction to Symbolic Logic.  New York: Dover, 1958.

    • The Continuum of Inductive Methods.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1952.

    • Logical Foundations of Probability.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1950.

    • "Empiricism, Semantics, and Ontology.  Revue Internationale de Philosophie 4 (1950): 20-40. 

      • Rpt. in 2nd Rev. Ed. of Meaning and Necessity: a Study in Semantics and Modal Language.  1956.  

    • Meaning and Necessity: a Study in Semantics and Modal Language.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1947.  2nd Rev. Ed., 1956.

    • Formalisation of Logic.  Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1943.

    • Introduction to Semantics.  Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1942.

    • Foundations of Logical Mathematics.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1939.

    • "Testability and Meaning."  Philosophy of Science 3 (1936): 419-471; 4 (1937): 1-40.

    • Philosophy and Logical Syntax.  London: Kegan Paul, 1935.

    • Logische Syntax der Sprache.  Vienna, 1934. 

      • The Logical Syntax of Language.  London: Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner, 1937.

    • "On the Character of Philosophic Problems."  Philosophy of Science 1 (1934): 5-19.

    • "The Elimination of Metaphysics through Logical Analysis of Language."  Erkenntnis 2 (1932): . 

      • Logical Positivism.  Ed. Alfred J. Ayer.  Glencoe, NY: Free Press, 1959.

    • Survey of Symbolic Logic.  Vienna: Springer Verlag, 1929.

    • Scheinprobleme in der Philosophie.  Berlin, 1928. 

      • "Pseudoproblems in Philosophy."  The Logical Structure of the World and Pseudoproblems in Philosophy. Trans. Rolf A. George.  Berkeley: U of California P, 1967.  301-343.

    • Der Logische Aufbau Der Welt.  Berlin: Weltkreis, 1928. 

      • "The Logical Structure of the World."  The Logical Structure of the World and Pseudoproblems in Philosophy. Trans. Rolf A. George.  Berkeley: U of California P, 1967.  1-300. 





  • Anthologies:

    • Creath, Richard, and Michael Friedman, eds.  Cambridge Companion to Carnap.  Cambridge: CUP, 2007.

    • Hintikka, J., ed.  Rudolph Carnap: Logical Empiricist.  Dordrecht: Reidel, 1975.

    • Schilpp, P. A., ed.  The Philosophy of Rudolph Carnap.  Chicago: Open Court, .

    • Spohn, W., ed.  Hans Reichenbach, Rudolph Carnap, a Centenary.  Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic, 1991.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Carus, A. W.  Carnap and Twentieth-Century Thought: Explication as Enlightenment.  Cambridge: CUP, 2008.

    • Coffa, J. A.  The Semantic Tradition from Kant to Carnap: to the Vienna Station.  Cambridge: CUP, 1991.

    • Friedman, Michael.  A Parting of the Ways: Carnap, Cassirer, and Heidegger.  Chicago: Open Court, 2000.

    • Hempel, Carl Gustav.  "Rudolph Carnap: Logical Empiricist."  Selected Philosophical Essays.  Ed. Richard Jeffrey.  Cambridge: CUP, 2000.  253-267.

    • Richardson, Alan w.  Carnap's Construction of the World: the Aufbau and the Emergence of Logical Empiricism.  Cambridge: CUP, 1998.




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