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The Wittgenstein Reader / Edition 2
     

The Wittgenstein Reader / Edition 2

by Anthony Kenny, Anthony John Patrick Kenny
 

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ISBN-10: 1405135840

ISBN-13: 9781405135849

Pub. Date: 01/02/2006

Publisher: Wiley

This popular selection of Wittgenstein’s key writings has now been updated to include new material relevant to recent debates about the philosopher.

  • Follows the evolution of Wittgenstein’s philosophical thought from the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus through to the Philosophical Investigations.

Overview

This popular selection of Wittgenstein’s key writings has now been updated to include new material relevant to recent debates about the philosopher.

  • Follows the evolution of Wittgenstein’s philosophical thought from the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus through to the Philosophical Investigations.
  • Excerpts are arranged by topic and introduce readers to all the central concerns of Wittgenstein’s philosophy.
  • Now includes a new chapter on ‘Sense, Nonsense and Philosophy’ incorporating material relevant to recent debates about Wittgenstein.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405135849
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/02/2006
Series:
Wiley Blackwell Readers Series , #1
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

1. Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus.

2. The Rejection of Logical Atomism.

3. The Nature of Philosophy.

4. Meaning and Understanding.

5. Intentionality.

6. Following a Rule.

7. Thinking.

8. The Will.

9. Private Language and Private Experience.

10. Aspect and Image.

11. The First Person.

12. The Inner and the Outer.

13. Necessity.

14. Scepticism and Certainty.

15. Sense, Nonsense and Philosophy.

16. Ethics, Life and Faith.

Notes on Sources.

Index

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