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Michael Martin: ATHEISM. A Philosophical Justification. Atheism ...
Consequently, it follows that logical positivists were negative but not positive atheists. Logical positivists tended to give a noncognitive account of ethical .

Maverick Philosopher: Attaching Useful Senses to 'Negative Atheism ...
I have already sufficiently explained why 'atheism' and 'negative atheism' cannot be usefully defined in terms of mere absence of theistic belief. (See also Peter .

Atheism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Implicit weak/negative atheists (in blue on the left) would include people (such . as epistemological or ontological, including logical positivism and ignosticism, .

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  • Logical positivism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    Atheist & agnostic philosophers . Logical positivism (also known as logical empiricism, scientific philosophy, and neo-positivism) is a philosophy . Immanuel Kant also had an important influence on the positivists, both positive and negative.

    - brandon ellis (lancaster, OH)
  • Theological Studies - Logical Positivism
    Logical Positivism was a scientifically oriented philosophical movement that arose in the . This philosophy, thus, had a negative perspective toward the metaphysical truths claims of . Logical Positivism should be distinguished from atheism.

    - Raeann Carter (Lancaster, OH)
  • Atheism [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]
    Jan 19, 2010 . So negative atheism would includes someone who has never . Some of the logical positivists' and non-cognitivists' concerns surface here.

    - Raeann Carter (Lancaster, OH)
  • Defining Atheism
    The historian Edward Royle has also described the "negative atheism" of Carlile, . in his classic presentation of logical positivism, Language, Truth, and Logic.

    - dawn carter (logan, OH)
  • Atheism, Agnosticism, Noncognitivism
    In place of the expression "negative atheist," I shall use the term "nontheist. . exclusively held by those analytical philosophers known as logical positivists.

The last type of logical criticism of theism is characteristic of logical positivism and . This second form may be described as a negative theoretic atheism; and .