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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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 wittgnestein — Fogelin delivers the coup de grace in, or actually out of, Wittgenstein’s words: International Philosophical Quarterly 21 1: Science Logic and Mathematics.

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Find it on Scholar. To Follow a Rule. This was our paradox: From the early Philosophical Grammar he recruits the tantalizing passage: Methodology and content, then, are not divorced; instead, Wittgenstein’s methodology becomes both the means and the end of Wittgensteinian interpretation. Professor Fogelin provides an authoritative critical evaluation of both the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus and Philosophical Investigationsenabling the reader to come to grips with these difficult yet key works.

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I see that my understanding and perspective definitely improved a little as a result of reading this book, which is clearly designed to help beginning students of Wittgenstein’s work such as myself.

Added to PP index Total downloads 30of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 2of 2, How can I increase my downloads? Taking Wittgenstein at His Word: Request removal from index. Wehmeier – – Australasian Journal of Philosophy 90 4: This article has no associated abstract.

Delahunty – – Routledge. Mario D’Amato – – Sophia 52 3: It is when we go up the path of pure mathematics and the philosophy of mathematics that we forget the basic adjectival use of numerals and, tempted by the superficial similarity of the syntax not grammar! That is to say, the solution to the problem lies in recognizing a curious mix of communitarianism and naturalism. This is a superb book.

Wittgenstein uses the proposed methodology of description to solve the problem: Wittgenstein on Aesthetic Practice: Write a customer review. Ludwig Wittgenstein in 20th Century Philosophy. Doing mathematics de facto means putting applied mathematics before pure mathematics.


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He gives particular attention to topics in the philosophy of language, logic, psychology and the foundations of mathematics, examining Wittgenstein’s work on these fields and arguing that Wittgenstein’s criticisms in these areas form the basis for a radically new standpoint in philosophy. Alastair Hannay – – Routledge. Ships from and sold by Amazon. History of Western Philosophy.

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The author holds distinct views from those he discerns from Wittgenstein’s work, but he is balanced and fair in his presentation. Ian Hacking – – In Exercises in Analysis: Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Indeed, as Fogelin recounts and as I can attest, there is nothing more frustrating than presenting Wittgenstein’s philosophy of mathematics to professional mathematicians. Eittgenstein our complacency about applying the procedure of one-to-one correspondence to infinite sets … would interrupt the smooth flow of the story that seemed to take us almost effortlessly from dancing couples to a hierarchy of ever-increasing infinities.


Grelling’s paradox merely shows that certain adjectives cannot be used to refer to themselves, while the Liar paradox is not pernicious but merely useless. 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.

Taking Wittgenstein at his word means, for Richter, focusing on the therapeutic goals that Wittgenstein claims for his philosophy, and he goes on to uncover such therapy in several Wittgensteinian stations including the less beaten, but absolutely appropriate, paths of ethics and religion.

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