This book is available either individually, or as part of the specially-priced Arguments of the Philosphers Collection. Keywords, Wittgenstein, Ludwig. Categories. Living with the Problem of the Other: Wittgenstein, Cavell and Other Minds Minar – – In Denis McManus (ed.), Wittgenstein and. Taking Wittgenstein at His Word is an experiment in reading organized around a central question: What kind of interpretation of Wittgenstein’s later philosophy.

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Although we might intuitively say yes, although we have all been primed, in the Wittgensteinian context, to say no, Wittgenstein does not give an answer as to the imaginability of a private language, precisely because grammar does not allow one.

Sextus and Wittgenstein on the End of Justification. Doing so runs the risk of exposing one to ridicule.

History of Western Philosophy. Arguing with his own earlier reading again, Fogelin maintains that grammatical reflections on rule-following and more precisely the recognition of the grammar — i.

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Learn more about Amazon Prime. Professor Fogelin provides an authoritative critical evaluation of both the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicaus and Philosophical Investigations, enabling the reader to come to grips with these difficult yet key works. John Humphrey – manuscript. Lest we succumb to ascribing to Wittgenstein a closing, bottom-line thesis — not the consensual, traditional impossibility of private language, but even its newly exposed incoherence — Fogelin delivers the coup de grace in, or actually out of, Wittgenstein’s words: And what does it mean to take Wittgenstein at his word?


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Sign in to use this feature. Wittgenstein’s Scepticism’ in on Certainty. Part II evinces the same methodological policy.

Sign in to use this feature. David Simpson – – Educational Philosophy and Theory witrgenstein 6: Mario D’Amato – – Sophia 52 3: Lynne Rudder Baker – – Inquiry: John Churchill – – Southern Journal of Philosophy 28 4: Essays by Students of Casimir Lewy.

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From the early Philosophical Grammar he recruits the tantalizing passage: Ludwig Wittgenstein in 20th Century Philosophy. My library Help Advanced Book Search. In fact, one comes to feel that he witgenstein gives Wittgenstein the benefit of a doubt, but he does point out clearly where he feels Wittgenstein has erred relative to Prof.

One would have thought that Fogelin is bent on the same project, for he heralds his work with its central question: Wittgenstein Arguments of the Philosophers. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Reportage is almost all there is to it, albeit with inevitable explicatory accompaniments.

Delahunty – – Routledge. That is to say, Wittgenstein and Wittgensteinianism are seen — legitimately, though sometimes exceedingly — wtitgenstein offering an intellectual perspective that can provide interesting or novel insights into linguistic, aesthetic, cultural, moral, and even political questions.

The Arguments of the Philosophers Robert J. That endeavor, of achieving an understanding of Wittgenstein through an exclusively wittgensteein enterprise, is the one that is at the fore of our current interest. Since these words on mathematics which, we now know, constitute over half of the oeuvre are, when taken literally and at face value, difficult to understand as a consistent whole, Wittgenstein’s seeming wavering on certain questions leaves Fogelin wavering too.


The author holds distinct views from those he discerns from Wittgenstein’s work, but he is balanced and fair in his presentation.

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The label needn’t be defined but is rather a typically Wittgensteinian amalgam: Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. CanfieldSteven H. Sign in Create an fohelin. This is a superb book. John Churchill – – Philosophical Investigations 17 2: If you are a seller for this product, would wittegnstein like to suggest updates through seller support?

Wittgenstein’s Paradoxical Reinterpretation of Sceptical Doubt. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? These interpreters have understood him, but have not taken him at his word.

Instead of continuing to focus on therapy, Fogelin takes Wittgenstein at his word by performing two fundamental exercises: Ordinary Language Replies to Skepticism in Epistemology. Mathematics, in fact, according to Wittgenstein, can weather inconsistencies and defactoism is harnessed, yet again, to describe both ordinary and bizarre situations in which we live with inconsistencies while the practical application wittvenstein mathematical and logical language is called upon to make short shrift of venerable paradoxes.

Rupert Read – – Philosophical Papers 24 1: Wittgenstein uses the proposed methodology of description to solve the problem: