Elucidating the Tractatus: Wittgenstein's Early Philosophy of Language and Logic

Elucidating the Tractatus: Wittgenstein's Early Philosophy of Language and Logic

by Marie McGinn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199244448

ISBN-13: 9780199244447

Pub. Date: 01/18/2007

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Marie McGinn provides a clear, comprehensive, and original interpretation of Wittgenstein's Tractatus and of its relation to Wittgenstein's later work. The Tractatus is one of the most famous works of early analytic philosophy, the interpretation of which has always been a matter for controversy and is currently the focus for an important philosophical debate.  See more details below

Overview

Marie McGinn provides a clear, comprehensive, and original interpretation of Wittgenstein's Tractatus and of its relation to Wittgenstein's later work. The Tractatus is one of the most famous works of early analytic philosophy, the interpretation of which has always been a matter for controversy and is currently the focus for an important philosophical debate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199244447
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
01/18/2007
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Single Great Problem
2. Wittgenstein's Critique of Frege and Russell 1: Propositions with Sense
3. Wittgenstein's Critique of Frege and Russell 2: The Propositions Of Logic
4. Pictures
5. Propositions
6. The Opening of the Tractatus
7. Variables and Formal Concepts
8. Molecular Propositions
9. Inference and Operations
10. Logic and the General Form of a Proposition
11. Logic and Solipsism
12. Turning the Examination Round

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