Joey McIntyre on Occasionally, patients are invited to view the recordings with the therapist and to recall their thoughts and emotions. Vienna Circle a group of philosophers, logicians, and mathematicians who were based in Vienna in the 1920s and 1930s. The unifying theme of their work was an attempt to systematize the empirical and positivist tradition using the methods of modern symbolic logic an approach that became known as logical positivism. Prominent members of the group included German philosopher virgin Rudolf Carnap (1891-1970) and Czech-born mathematical logician Kurt Godel (1906-1978). Vienna Psychoanalytic Society see Wednesday EVENING SOciETY. Viennese School a group of early 20th-century practitioners of psychoanalysis, based in Vienna, who followed the theories of Sigmund FREUD. Also called Vienna School; Wiener Schule. Joey McIntyre 2016.