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Logical positivism doesn't strike me as a concept with much logical positivist value.

As someone who considers himself a logical positivist, I say anyone who disagrees with me must be an irrational negativist :-)

Don't logical positivists usually assuming only testable assertions are meaningful?

A, a positivist reductionist.

As someone in the comments notes, he incorrectly dismisses his own example that illustrates why he's not a logical positivist.

I don't know that it's fair to say he's just a logical positivist.

This assumes that a hardcore atheist must arrive at that position by being a hardcore positivist/empiricist.

As far as the philosophy goes, I'd say most people's frustration from Bohr's positivist position is actually due to the real flaw with Copenhagen, which is the ambiguity bundled up into the word "measurement".

I dislike the modern neo-positivist tendency to call everything an "accident.

Relevant quote from the current HN thread History Must Be Curved:"Science doesn’t follow a mythic positivist ideal but the plural scientific methods described by Feyerabend: a mixture of empiricism, flights of fancy, intuition, aesthetics, doggedness, and jealousy.

Science doesn’t follow a mythic positivist ideal but the plural scientific methods described by Feyerabend: a mixture of empiricism, flights of fancy, intuition, aesthetics, doggedness, and jealousy.

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