Christiane Chauviré


Université Paris I.
Christiane Chauviré est professeur à l’université Paris I (Paris-Sorbonne). Elle est l’auteur de  : Ludwig Wittgenstein (Le Seuil) et de Pierce et la signification, introduction à la logique du vague (P.U.F., 1995).

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Cycnos | Volume 17 n°1

La “conception scientifique du monde” et sa version américaine de 1936 à nos jours

Christiane Chauviré sketches the history of the idea of a “scientific philosophy,” from the Vienna Circle to today’s “neuro-philosophy.” Since the 1930s, the romantic vision of a spiritual community of “service intellectuals”, serving a cultural, philosophical and social cause, has gradually given way a to “professional,” professedly scientific brand of philosophy patterned after the “neuro-sciences.” Deliberately disregarding the warnings issued by Khun and other heralds of the crisis of rationality, it cultivates the ideal of the purity of science and of a philosophy unencumbered by metaphysics.

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