This book is available either individually, or as part of the specially-priced Arguments of the Philosphers Collection. Keywords, Wittgenstein, Ludwig. Categories. Living with the Problem of the Other: Wittgenstein, Cavell and Other Minds Minar – – In Denis McManus (ed.), Wittgenstein and. Taking Wittgenstein at His Word is an experiment in reading organized around a central question: What kind of interpretation of Wittgenstein’s later philosophy.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. What’s the Point of Elucidation? It is an interesting and insightful book, very easy to read, and one I highly recommend for people beginning a study of Wittgenstein’s philosophy.

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Sign in Create an account. One person found this helpful. The three chapters of Part II address the known staples of “Wittgenstein on mathematics,” i.

Is Stern saying that although we “believe” Wittgenstein’s intentions, although we are convinced that he fogeelin not only in his instructions for the philosopher but ffogelin his own fidelity to them, we are nevertheless permitted to continue in our traditional, standard way of interpretation and look for fogellin positions and theses not just descriptions in his work?

Buy the selected items together This item: Explore the Home Gift Guide. But although that may be the price of such unusual work, it holds the added value of supplying a new, insightful reading of Wittgenstein even while it is based on and reminiscent of what we already knew.


Wittgenstein’s Philosophy of Logic. Write a customer review. Adhering to a revolutionary methodology — and there is nothing more revolutionary in philosophy than not advancing theses — this book speaks Fogwlin. It takes Wittgenstein at his word, seriously acknowledging that his strictures on how to do philosophy cohere with how he did philosophy. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

And what does it mean to take Wittgenstein at his word?

The second chapter, still in Part I, houses the move to a treatment of the private language issue obviously not the private language argumentwhich follows naturally upon the rule-following deliberations but is nevertheless unanticipated. What kind of interpretation emerges if we adhere strictly to Wittgenstein’s methodological pronouncements, in particular, his claims that his aim is purely therapeutic and that he is not in the business of presenting and defending philosophical theses?

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Wittgenstein uses the proposed methodology of description to solve the problem: Judith Genova – – Routledge. LeichBrian McGuinnessH.

The Unstatability of Kripkean Scepticism. This book is available either individually, or as part of the specially-priced Arguments of the Philosphers Collection. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Ludwig Wittgenstein in 20th Century Philosophy. Professor Fogelin provides an authoritative critical evaluation of both the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicaus and Philosophical Fogein, enabling the reader to come to grips with these difficult yet key works.


The End s of Philosophy: Account Options Sign in. Who has ever taken Wittgenstein at his word? Some engage with the diverse interpretative community; others insist on independent readings.

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Tiles – – Routledge. So although we reject platonism when asking about mathematical objects, “This doesn’t at all destroy Frege’s argument; it merely shows there is something fishy” LFMp. Seltzer – – Wittgenstein-Studien 2 1.

Ordinary Language Replies to Skepticism in Epistemology. Wittgenstein and Religious Sensibility. Added to Fogdlin index Total downloads 30of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 2of 2, How can I increase my downloads? Or sometimes, in very poignant cases such as Cantor’s transfinite wittgensein, even mathematicians “rise up” to the call of the philosophy of mathematics and are enticed by the same giddiness that lets us posit arenas of mathematics far removed from practical, de facto mathematics.

McGinn – – European Journal of Philosophy 6 1: Review “An authoritative critical evaluation of Wittgenstein’s key works Hutchinson – – Metaphilosophy 38 5: