Published in 1953, Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations had a deeply unsettling effect upon our most basic philosophical ideas concerning thought, sensation and language. Its claim that philosophical questions of meaning necessitate a close analysis of the way we use language continues to influence Anglo-American philosophy today. However, its compressed and dialogic prose is not always easy to follow. This collection of essays deepens but also challenges our understanding of the work's major themes, such as the ...

Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations: A Critical Guide 2013, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107641754

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Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations: A Critical Guide 2010, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521886130

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