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Wittgenstein, Aesthetics and Philosophy

Wittgenstein, Aesthetics and Philosophy

1st Edition

Peter B. Lewis
March 31, 2017

Although universally recognised as one of the greatest of modern philosophers, Wittgenstein's work in aesthetics has been unjustly neglected. This is the first book exclusively devoted to Wittgenstein's aesthetics, exploring the themes developed by Wittgenstein in his own writing on aesthetics as...

Religion and Wittgenstein's Legacy

Religion and Wittgenstein's Legacy

1st Edition

Mario von der Ruhr, D.Z. Phillips
February 27, 2017

Wittgenstein was one of the greatest philosophers of the twentieth century. In this collection, distinguished Wittgenstein scholars examine his legacy for the philosophy of religion by examining key areas of his work: Wittgenstein's Tractatus; Frazer's 'Golden Bough'; and the implications of his...

The Evolution of the Private Language Argument

The Evolution of the Private Language Argument

1st Edition

Keld Stehr Nielsen
February 27, 2017

The Evolution of the Private Language Argument presents a continuous view of modern analytical philosophy by telling the history of one of its central strands. It is an in-depth history of this well known philosophical argument, the evolution of Wittgenstein's thoughts and its influence on...

The Third Wittgenstein: The Post-Investigations Works

The Third Wittgenstein: The Post-Investigations Works

1st Edition

Danièle Moyal-Sharrock
November 11, 2016

This anthology establishes the existence of a distinct and important post-Investigations Wittgenstein, uncovering the overlooked treasures of the final corpus and crystallising key perceptions of what his last thought was achieving. Speaking of a 'third Wittgenstein', this book seeks to correct the...

In Dialogue with the Greeks: Volume I: The Presocratics and Reality

In Dialogue with the Greeks: Volume I: The Presocratics and Reality

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Rush Rhees, D.Z. Phillips
November 11, 2016

This first of two volumes on the Greeks by Rush Rhees addresses the central philosophical question: In what sense does philosophy investigate reality? In answering this question, Rhees brings the work of the Presocratics into close relation with contemporary philosophy. D.Z. Phillips's editorial...

Gadamer and Wittgenstein on the Unity of Language: Reality and Discourse without Metaphysics

Gadamer and Wittgenstein on the Unity of Language: Reality and Discourse without Metaphysics

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Patrick Rogers Horn
November 11, 2016

In this innovative comparison of Gadamer and Wittgenstein, the author explores their common concern with the relation of language to reality. Patrick Horn's starting point is the widely accepted view that both philosophers rejected a certain metaphysical account of that relation in which reality...

In Dialogue with the Greeks: Volume II: Plato and Dialectic

In Dialogue with the Greeks: Volume II: Plato and Dialectic

1st Edition

Rush Rhees, D.Z. Phillips
October 22, 2004

This second of two volumes on the Greeks by Rush Rhees takes up the questions bequeathed by the previous volume. If reality does not have the unity of a thing, can it have any kind of unity at all? The alternative seems to be that reality has the unity of a form. In this volume Rhees brings the...

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