Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Wittgenstein and the Philosophical Investigations

Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Wittgenstein and the Philosophical Investigations

by Marie McGinn, Ludwig Wittgenstein
     
 

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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:
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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 connection with his thought
* the text of the Philosophical Investigations
* the importance of Wittgenstein's work to contemporary philosophy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415111911
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/28/1997
Series:
Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.80(d)

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