Anti-foundationalism and the vienna circle's revolution in philosophy

The tendency to attribute foundationalist ambitions to the Vienna Circle has long obscured our view of its attempted revolution in philosophy. The present paper makes the case for a consistently epistemologically anti-foundationalist interpretation of all three of the Circle's main protagonists: Schlick, Carnap, and Neurath. Corresponding to the intellectual fault lines within the Circle, two ways of going about the radical reorientation of the pursuit of philosophy will then be distinguished and the contemporary potential of Carnap's and Neurath's project explored.
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DOI 10.1093/bjps/47.3.415
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Thomas E. Uebel (2001). Carnap and Neurath in Exile: Can Their Disputes Be Resolved? International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 15 (2):211 – 220.
Marc Alspector-Kelly (2002). Stroud's Carnap. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 64 (2):276-302.

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