Philosophy

Rudolf Carnap

Chronology

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1891

Born in Ronsdorf, Germany on May 18.

1910-1914

Studied at Univerity of Jena and University of Freiburg

1914

Served in the military

1921

Received his Doctoral degree in philosophy from University of Jena

1926-1931

An instructor of philosophy in Vienna and played a major part in the Vienna Circle.

1931-1935

Professor of Natural Philosophy in Prague

1935

Moved to the United States to escape Nazism. He became a part of the faculty at the University of Chicago

1940-1941

Visiting Professor at Harvard University

1941

Received his American citizenship

1954

Accepted a seat on the faculty at the University of California, Los Angeles

1970

Died in Santa Monica, California on September 14.