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Rudolf Carnap is one of the leading and perhaps the most influential figure of the Vienna Circle and the philosophy of logical positivists. Although he is not a Jew by birth, his fate is very similar to that of Jewish scholars in Europe before and during WWII. NOTA BENE marks the 50-th year since the death of Rudolf Carnap with a translation of the article about him in Encyclopedia Britannica; https: // www.https://www.
The article was written by Brian Duignan, senior editor at the Encyclopedia Britannica; his subject areas include philosophy, law, social sciences, politics, political theory, and religion. The translation of the article is done by Kamen Lozev.