Michael LeMahieu

BIAAS awarded a grant of $2,500 to Michael LaMahieu in order to conduct research at the University of Chicago and the University of Texas- Austin.The goal of the project was to expand on a manuscript for a book on the influence of the Vienna Circle’s philosophy of logical positivism on American philosophy. Through the grant, LeMahieu was able to complete his research, leading to the finishing of his book Fictions of Fact and Value which was published by Oxford University Press in 2013.

Michael LeMahieu earned his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin in American Literature and has been an associate professor at Clemson University.