Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Wittgenstein and the Philosophical Investigations

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Wittgenstein is the most influential twentieth century philosopher in the English-speaking world. In the Philosophical Investigations, his most important work, he introduces the famous 'private language argument' which changed the whole philosophical view of language. Wittgenstein and the Philosophical Investigations introduces and assesses:
* Wittgenstein's life, and its ...
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Overview

Wittgenstein is the most influential twentieth century philosopher in the English-speaking world. In the Philosophical Investigations, his most important work, he introduces the famous 'private language argument' which changed the whole philosophical view of language. Wittgenstein and the Philosophical Investigations introduces and assesses:
* Wittgenstein's life, and its connection with his thought
* the text of the Philosophical Investigations
* the importance of Wittgenstein's work to contemporary philosophy.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415111911
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/28/1997
  • Series: Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 1,009,889
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Introduction 1
1 Style and method 9
2 Wittgenstein's critique of Augustine 33
3 Rules and rule-following 73
4 Privacy and private language 113
5 The inner and the outer 143
6 Seeing and seeing aspects 177
Bibliography 205
Index 211
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