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Einstein's theory of relativity exerted a great influence on logical positivism. At its origin, logical positivism was primary concerned with the philosophical interpretation of theory of relativity. I can remember, as an example of the great influence exerted by Einstein's theory of relativity, that Schlick wrote in 1915 and 1917 two essays on relativity, Reichenbach attended Einstein's lectures on the theory of relativity at Berlin in 1917 and wrote in 1920s four books on relativity, Carnap's first work was an essay about the theory of space published in 1922. Other works on relativity were published in 1950s by Frank.

Also quantum mechanics was a major subject of philosophical investigation. Works about quantum theory were published by Schlick and Reichenbach. The latter is also the author of studies on thermodynamics.

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