Friedrich Waismann – Causality and Logical Positivism

series:Vienna Circle Institute Yearbook

Friedrich Waismann (1896–1959) was one of the most gifted students and collaborators ofMoritz Schlick. Accepted as a discussion partner by Wittgenstein from 1927 on, he functionedas spokesman for the latter’s ideas in the Schlick Circle, until Wittgenstein’s contactwith this most faithful interpreter was broken off in 1935 and not renewed when exile tookWaismann to Cambridge. Nonetheless, at …