The Claim of Reason: Wittgenstein, Skepticism, Morality, and Tragedy / Edition 2

The Claim of Reason: Wittgenstein, Skepticism, Morality, and Tragedy / Edition 2

by Stanley Cavell
     
 

ISBN-10: 019513107X

ISBN-13: 9780195131079

Pub. Date: 07/01/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


This handsome new edition of Stanley Cavell's landmark text, first published 20 years ago, provides a new preface that discusses the reception and influence of his work, which occupies a unique niche between philosophy and literary studies.  See more details below

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This handsome new edition of Stanley Cavell's landmark text, first published 20 years ago, provides a new preface that discusses the reception and influence of his work, which occupies a unique niche between philosophy and literary studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195131079
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/01/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
544
Sales rank:
902,271
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.50(d)
Lexile:
1270L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

PART ONE
Wittgenstein and the Concept of Human Knowledge
I. Criteria and Judgment
II. Criteria and Skepticism
III. Austin and Examples
IV. What a Thing Is (Called)
V. Natural and Conventional
PART TWO
Skepticism and the Existence of the World
VI. The Quest of Traditional Epistemology: Opening
VII. Excursus on Wittgenstein's Vision of Language
VIII. The Quest of Traditional Epistemology: Closing
PART THREE
Knowledge and the Concept of Morality
IX. Knowledge and the Basis of Morality
X. An Absence of Morality
XI. Rules and Reasons
XII. The Autonomy of Morals
PART FOUR
Skepticism and the Problem of Others
XIII. Between Acknowledgment and Avoidance

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