Wittgenstein and His Interpreters: Essays in Memory of Gordon Bakerby Guy Kahane, Edward Kanterian, Oskari Kuusela
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Comprising specially commissioned essays from some of the most significant contributors to the field, this volume provides a uniquely authoritative and thorough survey of the main lines of Wittgenstein scholarship over the past 50 years, tracing the history and current trends as well as anticipating the future shape of work on Wittgenstein.
- The first collection of its kind, this volume presents a range of perspectives on the different approaches to the philosophy of Wittgenstein
- Written by leading experts from America, Britain, and Europe
- Provides a much needed overview of the complex landscape of Wittgenstein exegesis and Wittgensteinian approaches to philosophy
- Assesses the current state, aims, and future of Wittgenstein scholarship
- An essential guide for both students and scholars
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–Cora Diamond, University of Virginia
"Gordon Baker was the most innovative and simply the most important reader of later Wittgenstein of his time. Thus he richly deserves a festschrift, and this volume is full of riches."
–Rupert Read, University of East Anglia
"An excellent survey ... .The essays are important contributions to the scholarship of Wittgenstein interpretation." (Philosophical Investigations, July 2009)
Meet the Author
Guy Kahane is Deputy Director of the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford, and Fellow of Pembroke College, Oxford. He works mainly in moral philosophy. Kahane is also co-editor of Enhancing Human Capacities (2011).
Edward Kanterian is Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Kent. Previously he held a lectureship at Trinity College and Jesus College, Oxford. He works in theoretical philosophy and history of modern philosophy. He is the author of Analytic Philosophy (2004), Frege (2012) and has a forthcoming book on Kant’s God.
Oskari Kuusela is Senior Lecturer at School of Philosophy, University of East Anglia. He is the author of The Struggle Against Dogmatism: Wittgenstein and the Concept of Philosophy (2008) and Key Terms in Ethics (2011) as well as the co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of Wittgenstein (2011).
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