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Paradox and Platitude in Wittgenstein"s Philosophy

by David Pears

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages150
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Open LibraryOL7403694M
ISBN 100199247706
ISBN 109780199247707

A fascinating problem in the philosophy of language arose from Kripke's interpretation of Wittgenstein's 'Philosophical Investigations'. This video explains the problem (or paradox) through the offside rule in football, drawing on a particulary interesting incident on the FIFA World cup. Wittgenstein scholarship has continued to grow at a pace few could have anticipated - a testament both to the fertility of his thought and to the thriving state of contemporary philosophy. In response to this ever-growing interest in the field, we are delighted to announce the publication of a second series of critical assessments on Wittgenstein, emphasising both the breadth and depth of Reviews: 1.

Herewith Russell’s paradox vanishes. Does this work, or be made to work? (Assuming of course that this the same paradox that we now know by the name of Russell). some defintions from Russells introduction: From Russells introduction: a. A propositional function is a function whose values are propositions; for example 'x is human'. b. One of Wittgenstein’s primary targets in the Philosophical Investigations is the language of psychology. We are tempted to think that words like understanding, meaning, thinking, intending, and the like denote mental states or processes. Wittgenstein conducts what he calls a “grammatical investigation,” looking closely at the way these.

Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Language - Volume 12 Issue 4 - Roger A. Shiner. Bogen has written an excellent book, packed with sensible and suggestive things about Wittgenstein's philosophy of language and about the problems that exercised by: 7. Wittgenstein scholarship has continued to grow at a pace few could have anticipated - a testament both to the fertility of his thought and to the thriving state of contemporary philosophy. In response to this ever-growing interest in the field, we are delighted to announce the publication of a second series of critical assessments on Wittgenstein, emphasising both the breadth and depth of.


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The notions of paradox and platitude are used unsparingly throughout the book, but one regrets that Pears does not devote a separate discussion, however brief, to their importance in Wittgenstein's philosophy.

By 'paradox', Pears usually means: the rejection of a plausible assumption; and by 'platitude' is meant not only 'truism', but also 'familiar examples'. Paradox and Platitude in Wittgenstein's Philosophy David Pears. A Clarendon Press Publication.

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The individual words in a sentence correspond to things that actually exist—they are like stakes driven into the ground—but the whole sentence only corresponds to a possibility which may not be realized. Paradox and Platitude in Wittgenstein's Philosophy: David Pears: Books - (2).

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