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The Cambridge companion to Wittgenstein / edited by Hans Sluga, University of California at Berkeley and David G. Stern, University of Iowa.

Other author/creatorSluga, Hans D., editor.
Other author/creatorStern, David G., editor.
Format Book and Print
EditionSecond edition.
Publication Info Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Copyright Notice ©2018
Descriptionxiv, 515 pages ; 24 cm.
Subject(s)
Series Cambridge companions to philosophy
Cambridge companions to philosophy. ^A284497
Contents Wittgenstein's critique of philosophy -- Pictures, logic, and the limits of sense in Wittgenstein's Tractatus -- Tractarian ethics -- Wittgenstein in the 1930s -- A philosophy of mathematics between two camps -- Necessity and normativity -- Wittgenstein, mathematics, and ethics : resisting the attractions of realism -- Notes and afterthoughts on the opening of Wittgenstein's Investigations -- Mind, meaning, and practice -- Body and soul -- The question of linguistic idealism revisited -- Aspects of aspects -- Forms of life : mapping the rough ground -- Time and history in Wittgenstein -- Certainties of a world picture : the epistemological investigations of On Century.
Abstract Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) is one of the most important and influential philosophers in modern times, but he is also one of the least accessible. In this volume, leading experts chart the development of his work and clarify the connections between its different stages. The essays, which are both expository and original, address central themes in Wittgenstein's writing on a wide range of topics, particularly his thinking about the mind, language, logic, and mathematics. The contributors illuminate the character of the whole body of work by focusing on key topics: the style of the philosophy, the conception of grammar contained in it, rule-following, convention, logical necessity, the self, and what Wittgenstein called, in a famous phrase, 'forms of life'. This revised edition includes a new introduction, five new essays - on Tractarian ethics, Wittgenstein's development, aspects, the mind, and time and history - and a fully updated comprehensive bibliography. -- ‡c From back cover.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
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