First Edition of The Logical Syntax of Language; In the Rare Original Dust Jacket
The Logical Syntax of Language.
Item Number: 70021
New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1937.
First edition of Carnap’s classic work. Octavo, original cloth. From the library of Edward H. Levi with his signature to the front free endpaper. Levi served as the Attorney General in the Ford Administration. He was Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago and served as Dean of the University of Chicago Law School from 1950-1962, Provost from 1962-1968 and its President from 1968 to 1975. Near fine in the rare original dust jacket with some rubbing and wear. A nice example with noted provenance.
Rudolf Carnap is recognized as one of the few great philosophers of the twentieth century, a leading member of the Vienna Circle and one of the founding heroes of analytic philosophy