Readings of Wittgenstein's On Certainty

Readings of Wittgenstein's On Certainty

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ISBN-13: 9780230535527
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 05/18/2005
Edition description: 2005
Pages: 334
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

ALICE CRARY Assistant Professor of Philosophy, New School University, New York, USA
MICHAEL KOBER Visiting Professor, Humboldt-Studienzentrum, University of Ulm, GERMANY
EDWARD MINAR Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Arkansas, USA
THOMAS MORAWETZ Tapping Reeve Professor of Law and Ethics, University of Connecticut School of Law, USA
HOWARD O. MOUNCE Honorary Fellow, University of Wales, Swansea, UK
D. Z. PHILLIPS formerly Danforth Professor of Philosophy of Religion, Claremont Graduate University, USA
DUNCAN PRITCHARD Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Stirling, UK
RUPERT READ Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
ANTHONY RUDD Professor of Philosophy, St Olaf College, Minnesota, USA
JOACHIM SCHULTE Lecturer, University of Bielefeld, GERMANY
AVRUM STROLL Research Professor, University of California, San Diego, USA
MICHAEL WILLIAMS Krieger-Eisenhower Professor, John Hopkins University, USA

Table of Contents

Notes on the Contributors Introduction PART I: THE FRAMEWORK READING Wittgenstein's On Certainty : The Case of the Missing Propositions; D.Z.Phillips Why On Certainty Matters; A.Stroll Why Wittgenstein Isn't a Foundationalist; M.Williams Within a System; J.Schulte Unravelling Certainty; D.Moyal-Sharrock PART II: THE TRANSCENDENTAL READING Wittgenstein and Classical Realism; H.O.Mounce Wittgenstein's 'Kantian Solution'; W.H.Brenner Wittgenstein, Global Skepticism, and the Primacy of Practice; A.Rudd PART III: THE EPISTEMIC READING The Contexts of Knowing; T.Morawetz Wittgenstein's On Certainty and Contemporary Anti-Scepticism; D.H.Pritchard 'In the beginning was the deed': Wittgenstein on Knowledge and Religion; M.Kober PART IV: THE THERAPEUTIC READING On Wittgenstein's Response to Skepticism: The Opening of On Certainty ; E.Minar Wittgenstein and Ethics: A Discussion with Reference to On Certainty ; A.Crary 'The First Shall Be Last and the Last Shall Be First...': A New Reading of On Certainty ; R.Read Bibliography Index

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