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Encyclopedia and utopia : the life and work of Otto Neurath (1882-1945)

Author: Elisabeth Nemeth; Friedrich Stadler
Publisher: Dordrecht : Kluwer, ©1996.
Series: Vienna Circle Institute yearbook, 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Named Person: Otto Neurath
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elisabeth Nemeth; Friedrich Stadler
ISBN: 0792341619 9780792341611 9789048147335 9048147336
OCLC Number: 924979857
Notes: "With the first publication of Otto Neurath's full manuscript on 'Visual Education' and the documentation of the Otto Neurath Nachlass (Haarlem, The Netherlands)."
Description: 401 s. : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Editorial. Articles: Encyclopedia and Utopia: The Life and Work of Otto Neurath. Otto Neurath - Encyclopedia and Utopia; F. Stadler. Otto Neurath's Vision of Science Between Utopia and Encyclopedia; E. Nemeth. I: Otto Neurath - Life, Work, and Influence. Otto Neurath (1882-1945) - Life and Work; P. Neurath. Otto Neurath - For and Against; R. Haller. Philosophy in the Earthly Plane; N. Cartwright, T.E. Uebel. II: Scientific World Conception - Unity of Science - Encyclopedia. Vienna Circle and French Enlightenment - A Comparison of Diderot's Encyclopedie with Neurath's International Encyclopedia of Unified Science; H.-J. Dahms. Atlases, Cities, Mosaics - Neurath and the Encyclopedie; W. Tega. Terminology in Action: Neurath and the International Encyclopedia of Unified Science; G. Reisch. Encyclopedism as an Anti-Cartesian Account of Language and Science; T. Mormann. Normativity and Convention - On the Constructivist Element of Neurath's Naturalism; T.E. Uebel. The Auxiliary Motive in the Forest and in Optics; M. Stoeltzner. Can Science be Likened to a Well-Written Fairy Tale? A Contemporary Reply to Schlick's Objections to Neurath's Coherence Theory; T. Grundmann. III: Pictorial Statistics - Isotype - Museology. Otto Neurath and Contemporary Knowledge and Information Societies - A Newly Established Liaison; K.H. Muller. Isotype and Infographics; A. Jansen. The Changing Media of Visual Statistics; D. Skopec. Otto Neurath and the CIAM - The International Pictorial Language as a Notational System for Town Planning; E. Chapel. Otto Neurath and the Modern Public Museum: The Case of theNatural History Museum (London); R. Miles. `Scientific World Conceptions' and Museum Planning; H. Krautler. IV: Economy, Sociology, and Planning. Otto Neurath and Planning Theory; A. Faludi. Theories of Life Conditions Since Otto Neurath Some Fragments; A. Amann. Otto Neurath or the Will to Plan; A. Soulez. Otto Neurath, `Proletarian Democracy' and Social Planning; J. Dvo ak. Visual Education Humanisation versus Popularisation; O. Neurath. (ed. by J. Manninen. The Otto Neurath Nachlass in Haarlem (NL); R. Fabian. Reviews. Activities of the Institute Vienna Circle. Survey 1996. Preview 1997. Index of Names.
Series Title: Vienna Circle Institute yearbook, 4.
Responsibility: edited by Elisabeth Nemeth and Friedrich Stadler.


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