Must We Mean What We Say?: A Book of Essays / Edition 2

Must We Mean What We Say?: A Book of Essays / Edition 2

by Stanley Cavell
     
 

Reissued with a new preface to sit alongside the volume on Stanley Cavell in the Contemporary Philosophy in Focus series this famous collection of essays covers a remarkably wide range of philosophical issues (there are essays on Wittgenstein, Austin, Kierkegaard, and the philosophy of language) and extends beyond philosophy into discussions of music and drama. See more details below

Overview

Reissued with a new preface to sit alongside the volume on Stanley Cavell in the Contemporary Philosophy in Focus series this famous collection of essays covers a remarkably wide range of philosophical issues (there are essays on Wittgenstein, Austin, Kierkegaard, and the philosophy of language) and extends beyond philosophy into discussions of music and drama.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521529198
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/04/2002
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
408
Sales rank:
765,216
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

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Acknowledgments
Preface to Updated Edition of Must We Mean What We Say?
Foreword: An Audience for Philosophy
IMust We Mean What We Say?1
IIThe Availability of Wittgenstein's Later Philosophy44
IIIAesthetic Problems of Modern Philosophy73
IVAustin at Criticism97
VEnding the Waiting Game: A Reading of Beckett's Endgame115
VIKierkegaard's On Authority and Revelation163
VIIMusic Discomposed180
VIIIA Matter of Meaning It213
IXKnowing and Acknowledging238
XThe Avoidance of Love: A Reading of King Lear267
Thematic Index357
Index of Names363

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