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Single Idea 2971

[catalogued under 19. Language / A. Nature of Meaning / 5. Meaning as Verification]

Full Idea

If the logical positivists established anything it is that there is no way of demarcating science from metaphysics.

Gist of Idea

Perhaps logical positivism showed that there is no dividing line between science and metaphysics


Michael Lockwood (Mind, Brain and the Quantum [1989], p.313)

Book Reference

Lockwood,Michael: 'Mind,Brain and the Quantum:The Compound 'I'' [Blackwell 1991], p.313

A Reaction

So many problems arise for philosophers because of the passion for 'demarcating' things. Close study, experiments, statistics and measurements occur in every walk of life.