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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In fact, it is not what mathematicians do, but what we say that they do that merits Wittgenstein’s derision. In fact, one comes to feel that he consistently gives Wittgenstein the benefit of a doubt, but he does point out clearly where he feels Wittgenstein has erred relative to Prof. The essential trait of following a rule is that we follow it de facto. Science Logic and Mathematics.

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History of Western Philosophy. 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. But how can I explain the nature of a rule to myself? Fogelin takes us through Wittgenstein’s words, proving, so to speak, that “the paradox of interpretation is … a recurrent and central feature throughout Wittgenstein’s later philosophy” p. 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.


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Get to Know Us. Aydan Turanli – – Philosophy and Social Criticism 31 1: Cowan – – Philosophical Review 70 3: Fogelin sees Wittgenstein as a skeptic in a rather ancient mold.

Request removal from index. 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 there. Fogelin explains Wittgenstein’s attempt in the Tractatus to combine a picture theory of propositional structure, and also explores Wittgenstein’s own criticisms of the Tractarian synthesis.

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Disrupting our complacency about applying the procedure of one-to-one correspondence to infinite sets … would interrupt the smooth flow of the figelin that seemed to take us almost effortlessly from dancing couples to a hierarchy of ever-increasing infinities.

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. Doing this, however, does not mean, as Fogelin thinks, “taking his methodological statements at face value.


Wittgenstein and His Times. Find it on Scholar. Wonder and the End of Explanation: Reportage is almost all there is to it, albeit with inevitable explicatory accompaniments.

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Wittgenstein’s Deconstruction of Traditional Philosophy. Tiles – – Routledge. English Choose a language for shopping. One would have thought that Fogelin is bent on the same project, for he heralds his work with its central question: This was our paradox: Science Logic and Mathematics.

An Interdisciplinary Journal witgenstein Philosophy 31 3: HoltzmannChristopher M. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Does Antifoundationalism Entail Incommensurability and Relativism? Wittgensteinian Anti-Scepticism and Epistemic Vertigo. Wittgenstein The Routledge Philosophers. And what does it mean to take Fgelin at his word? 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.