Lesson 5: Assignments and Readings
Analytic Philosophy: pp. 425-435 Carnap
A Companion to Analytic Philosophy: pp. 94-109 Sarkar (on Carnap)
Explain how Carnap's commitment to science led him to endorse a Principle of Tolerance. Unlike some of his positivist colleagues, Carnap believes that questions about what is real (independently of language) are meaningless. How might this claim be criticized?