Knowledge, Language and Mind

Knowledge, Language and Mind

Wittgenstein's Thought in Progress

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De Gruyter
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This international series publishes outstanding philosophical monographs and edited volumes about Wittgenstein. Publications may focus on his work as a whole or on specific topics. The series also addresses Wittgenstein’s life, his sources, and the impact of his works. The volumes are peer-reviewed and present state-of-the-art Wittgenstein research.

German-language contributions will be published in the series Über Wittgenstein, and English-language contributions in the series On Wittgenstein.

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Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations is arguably one of the most influential books of the 20th century. It threw a new light on the workings of language and mind, contributing significantly to the understanding of human knowledge. Featuring essays by internationally renowned scholars, this book explores the development of Wittgenstein's ideas in the direction of the Investigations. It offers a comprehensive view of some of the most disputable issues in the study of Wittgenstein's masterpiece and reassesses its relevance within contemporary philosophical debate. Contributors: Alberto Arruda (New University of Lisbon), João Vergílio Gallerani Cuter (University of S. Paulo), P. M. S. Hacker (University of Oxford), Nathan Hauthaler (University of London), Emiliano La Licata (University of Palermo), Constantine Sandis (Oxford Brookes University), Nikolay Milkov (University of Paderborn), Maria Filomena Molder (New University of Lisbon), Jesús Padilla Gálvez (University of Castilla-La Mancha, Toledo) and Rui Sampaio da Silva (University of the Azores).

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Contributors explore the thought of Austrian-British philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), with an emphasis on the problem of method. Their perspectives include a Wittgenstein critique of Kant's transcendental deduction, whether sentence and language are blurring concepts, meaning and rules in his philosophy, intention in Philosophical Investigations, and understanding the lion for real. Only names are indexed. The series will present monographs and edited volumes on Wittgenstein's work in whole or in part; studies in German are in a parallel series. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Berlin : Walter de Gruyter & Co., ©2012
ISBN: 9783110284119
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Marques, António 1952-
Venturinha, Nuno


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