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18. Morris to Neurath, 17 April 1937, box 1, folder 16, USMP. 19. Morris to Neurath, 13 July 1937, box 1, folder 16, USMP. 20. Morris to Neurath, 26 August 1937, box 1, folder 16, USMP. 21. Quoted in Morris to Professor Robert C. Woellner, 22 October 1938, box 1, folder 17, USMP. 22. Neurath to Morris, 18 November 1944, PEP. 23. Neurath to Feigl, 26 February 1943, PEP. 24. Neurath to Morris, 18 November 1944, PEP. 25. Neurath to Morris, 18 November 1944, PEP; bracketed ellipsis is in original. 26.
Worse yet — for a linear causal account of the link between architecture and logical positivism — the rallying cry to create an Aufbau became a slogan of the fascists in the mid-1930s, which would hardly suggest a unique bond between the two movements. A far weaker assumption abdicates any form of explanation and simply identifies the two arenas as having developed in parallel. Unlike the logical or unicausal accounts, this structuralist one seems too weak; it loses touch entirely with the work that went into the establishment of relations between the two groups, their mutual legitimation, their common causes, and their enemies.
This discussion draws from Marcuse 1986, 558-85. 9. There is an increasingly large and impressive literature on Neurath and his political engagement. See, for example, the following important works: Hegselmann 1983, 67-74; Hegselmann 1979; and Nemeth 1981. 10. For more on the Vienna Circle's implicit and explicit politics, see Wartofsky 1982. 11. On the relation of Carnap to Kant, see, for example, Coffa 1991; Friedman 1987, 521-45; Proust 1986; Haack 1977; Moulines 1985; Richardson 1992b. 12. Schlick to Carnap, 4 January 1928, Carnap Collection, ASP 029-30-36.