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  • Analytic philosophy [r]: Philosophical tradition that emphasizes the logical analysis of concepts and the study of the language in which they are expressed. [e]
  • Austria [r]: Federal republic in central Europe (population c. 8.2 million; capital Vienna), bordered to the north by Germany and the Czech Republic; to the south by Italy and Slovenia; to the west by Switzerland and Liechtenstein; and to the east by Hungary and Slovakia. [e]
  • Immanuel Kant [r]: (1724–1804) German idealist and Enlightenment philosopher who tried to transcend empiricism and rationalism in the Critique of Pure Reason. [e]
  • Logical positivism [r]: A school of philosophy that combines positivism—which states that the only authentic knowledge is scientific knowledge—with some kind of logical analysis, which is similar, but not the same as logicism. [e]
  • Meaning [r]: Referent that is conveyed or signified, that is intended in a specified manner. [e]
  • Paris [r]: Capital of France, population about 2,200,000. [e]
  • Philosophy of religion [r]: Branch of philosophy concerned with religion. [e]
  • Rudolf Carnap [r]: (1891–1970) Philosopher, a leading member of the Vienna Circle and an advocate of logical positivism [e]
  • Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus [r]: 1921 book containing the early philosophical work of Ludwig Wittgenstein. [e]
  • Verifiability theory of meaning [r]: Theory which posits that a statement is literally meaningful (it expresses a proposition) if and only if it is either analytic or empirically verifiable. [e]
  • Verificationism [r]: Principles and criteria for meaningfulness that requires a non-analytic, meaningful sentence to be empirically verifiable. [e]
  • Willard Van Orman Quine [r]: One the leading philosophers and logicians of the twentieth century, and perhaps the most prominent American philosopher of that century. [e]