Verification Principle

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Who was a part of the Vienna Circle?
Hahn, Carnap, Schlick, Frank
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What are analytic and synthetic statements?
Analytic - a tautology, true in itself "All bachelors are male", Synthetic - have to be verified "John is a male"
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Finish the quote - "whereof we cannot speak ..."
"Thereof we cannot know"
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What does the Verification Principle render meaningless?
Art, beauty, history, ethics, religion, science
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Can the Verification Principle be verified?
No - it is a paradox of itself
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Who brought around the Weak Verification Principle and what was his book?
A.J Ayer and "Language, Truth and Logic"
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What does the Weak Verification Principle say?
That we can use sensible standards to collect evidence to decide if statements have meaning
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What does the Weak Verficiation Principle give meaning back to?
Historical, scientific, artistic and beauty statements
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What does John Hick say?
That statements that aren't verifiable now may be verifiable in the future
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Who suggests the idea of the toys in the cupboard?
Richard Swinburne
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What are analytic and synthetic statements?

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Analytic - a tautology, true in itself "All bachelors are male", Synthetic - have to be verified "John is a male"

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Finish the quote - "whereof we cannot speak ..."

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What does the Verification Principle render meaningless?

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Can the Verification Principle be verified?

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