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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Robert Fogelin – Wikipedia

I use the word “revolutionary” with hesitation. Wonder and the End of Explanation: Fogelinaccordingly, identifies the essential elements of such philosophical manners and illustrates their application in a textual reading of Wittgenstein’s words on two quintessential Wittgensteinian issues: Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Paul Livingston – – Philosophy and Social Criticism 33 6: Wittgenstein’s Scepticism’ in on Certainty. Pyrrhonian Skepticism in Epistemology. History of Western Philosophy.

He gives particular attention to topics in the philosophy of language, logic, psychology and the foundations of mathematics, examining Wittgenstein’s work in these fields and arguing that Wittgenstein’s criticisms in these areas form the basis for a radically new standpoint in philosophy.

Get to Know Us. Platonism usually wins the day since our ordinary context is, mistakenly perhaps, platonistic.


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!

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Learn more about Amazon Prime. If so, then we are not, ultimately, taking him at his word.

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Alastair Hannay – – Routledge. 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 of mathematical and logical language is called upon to make short shrift of venerable paradoxes.

The author holds distinct views from those he discerns from Wittgenstein’s work, but he is balanced and fair in his presentation. Sign in to use this feature. And what does it mean to take Wittgenstein at his word?

Appreciating this kind of philosophical minimalism, in both doing philosophy and reading Wittgenstein aright, fogekin indeed to the posit of defactoismwhich is closely aligned with the ineffability of rule-following. But, I hasten to add, therapy as the definitive end of the philosophical method that he is soon to process drops out of the picture right then and wittgenetein.


So although we reject platonism when asking about mathematical objects, “This doesn’t at all destroy Frege’s argument; it merely shows there is something fishy” LFMp. Richard Schacht – – Routledge.

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No keywords specified fix it. McGinn – – European Journal of Philosophy 6 1: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Sainsbury – – Philosophical Studies 3: From the Publisher via CrossRef no proxy pdcnet. Understanding Wittgenstein’s on Certainty. Part II evinces the same methodological policy. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: He makes do with “fishy” while Fogelinto be consistent with his own reading, ascribes an additional twist of “irony” to Wittgenstein’s evasiveness.

Ships from and sold by Amazon. Sign in Create an account. That is to say, the solution to the problem lies in recognizing a curious mix of communitarianism and naturalism.