Wittgenstein"s place in twentieth-century analytic philosophy

by P. M. S. Hacker

Publisher: Blackwell in Cambridge, Mass, Oxford

Written in English
Cover of: Wittgenstein
Published: Pages: 346 Downloads: 97
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  • Wittgenstein, Ludwig, -- 1889-1951.,
  • Analysis (Philosophy)

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Includes index.

StatementP. M. S. Hacker.
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LC ClassificationsB3376.W564
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 346p. ;
Number of Pages346
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22128919M
ISBN 100631200983, 0631200991

Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein (26 April – 29 April ) was an Austrian-British philosopher who worked primarily in logic, the philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of mind, and the philosophy of language. [4] From –, Wittgenstein taught at the University of Cambridge. [5] During his lifetime he published just one slim book, the page Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus.   This book, I suspect, will be of interest to only a few of my fellow goodreaders. If you're interested in the ancient debates of philosophy (e.g. Plato's polemic against the sophists), or if you're interested in Wittgenstein, Picked up this book at City Lights purely out of curiosity, piqued by Slavoj Žižek's blurb: "A figure like Plato or /5(11).   Analytic philosophy is now generally seen as the dominant philosophical tradition in the English-speaking world, 1 and has been so from at least the middle of the last century. Over the last two decades its influence has also been steadily growing in the non-English-speaking world. One sign of this is the proliferation of societies for (p. 4) analytic philosophy around the world. 2 The growing. On the larger perspective, Wittgenstein's place in "Twentieth-Century Analytic Philosophy" sinks together with the sterility and futility of that whole dismal phase of the history of philosophy. To the extent that he was responsible for much of its character, from its scientism to its bogus "linguistic analysis," his is a real, dark, and.

This text provides a unique and compelling account of Wittgenstein's impact upon twentieth century analytic philosophy, from its inception at the turn of the Keywords Analysis (Philosophy: Google Books (no proxy) Setup an Wittgenstein's Place in Twentieth-Century Analytic Philosophy by P. M. S. Hacker. Blackwell, Pp. IX-Xviii. Twentieth-Century Analytic Philosophy by Avrum Stroll. Colum­ bia University Press: New York, pp, Hardcover, $ Brad Majors University of Kansas The history of analytic philosophy is a troubled genre. Ana­ lytic philosophers have only recently shown an interest in their historical roots, and to date no one has succeeded in. Kornblith - Knowledge and its Place in Nature. Jackson - From Metaphysics to Ethics. Lewis - On the Plurality of Worlds. History of Philosophy: Dummett - Origins of Analytical Philosophy, Coffa - The Semantic Tradition, Soames - Philosophical Analysis v. 2. Philosophical methodology: Steinhart - More Precisely —————. Books: 1.J. Floyd and S. Shieh, eds., Future Pasts: Perspectives on the Place of the Analytic Tradition in Twentieth Century Philosophy (Oxford University Press, ). Reprinted on-line in Oxford Uni-versity Press On-Line Philosophy Books, with a new abstract and topical index (). Reviews: Philosophy 78 (1): (); NDPR reviewhere.

  Translated into English for the first time, the letters collected here bring to life one of the greatest thinkers of the twentieth century, Ludwig letters written over forty years, we see how his ideas and relationships developed during his time as a prisoner of war, a school teacher, an architect and throughout his years at Cambridge. Always frank and often brutally honest.

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At the time this book was published inP.M.S. Hacker was a fellow at St. John's College, Oxford. He has also written books such as Wittgenstein: Meaning and Mind (An Analytical Commentary on the Philosophical Investigations),Insight and Illusion: Themes in the Philosophy of Wittgenstein,The Intellectual Powers: A Study of Human Nature,Human Nature: The Categorial Cited by: Wittgenstein's Place in Twentieth-Century Analytic Philosophy: Hacker, P.

S.: Books - 5/5(2). At the time this book was published inP.M.S. Hacker was a fellow at St. John's College, Oxford. He has also written books such as Wittgenstein: Meaning and Mind (An Analytical Commentary on the Philosophical Investigations),Insight and Illusion: Themes in the Philosophy of Wittgenstein,The Intellectual Powers: A Study of Human Nature,Human Nature: The Categorial Framework, etc.5/5.

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3 The nature of philosophy 4 Metaphysics 5 Philosophy of language and the unity of the Investigations 6 Philosophical psychology Chapter 6 Wittgenstein’s Impact upon Post-war Analytic Philosophy 1 Publications and pupils 2 Philosophy at Oxford, 3 Wittgenstein and post-war philosophy at Oxford Wittgenstein's Place in Twentieth-Century Analytic Philosophy book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This text provides a unique /5(28). In his book Wittgensteins Place in Twentieth Century Analytic Philosophy (Hacker, ), P.M.S. Hacker set up a very sharp opposition between Wittgenstein and analytic philosophy, on the one side, and Anglo-American philosophy drawing inspiration from Quine on the other.

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The book locates Wittgenstein in his historical context. The major. He is author of the four-volume Analytical Commentary on the Philosophical Investigations, the first two volumes co-authored with G.

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Palmer, Bertrand Russell and the Origins of Analytic Philosophy. Wittgenstein's Place in Twentieth-Century Analytic Philosophy by P. Hacker. Blackwell, Pp. IX-Xviii + £ The first book-length account of the relationship between Wittgenstein's philosophy and the cultural and intellectual history of fin-de-siècle Vienna, and an excellent introduction to that milieu Klagge, James (ed.) Wittgenstein: Biography and Philosophy.

This is a major, wide-ranging history of analytic philosophy sincetold by one of the tradition's leading contemporary figures.

The first volume takes the story from to mid-century. The second brings the history up to date. As Scott Soames tells it, the story of analytic philosophy is one of great but uneven progress, with leading thinkers making important advances toward solving.

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However, Kuusela's unitary interpretation of Wittgenstein's conception of logic is very different from Hacker's "two Wittgensteins" account. Oxfam Bookshop Leeds pp. Softback. in as new condition, no markings, text clean and bright. cover in excellent condition.

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In the early twentieth century, an apparently obscure philosophical debate took place between F.H. Bradley and Bertrand Russell. The outcome was momentous: the demise of British Idealism and the rise Part of the History of Analytic Philosophy book series (History of Analytic Philosophy) Log in to check access.

Buy eBook. USD Analytic philosophy is a branch or tradition of philosophy using analysis which is popular in the Western World and Anglosphere, beginning around the turn of the 20th century in the contemporary era and continues today.

In the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Scandinavia, the majority of university philosophy departments today identify themselves as "analytic. Wittgenstein after his Nachlass (History of Analytic Philosophy) Nuno Venturinha (editor) In this book, leading philosophers in the field explore the rich and variable tangles that characterise Wittgensteins Nachlass, as well as their relations to his conception of philosophy.

6 Origins of Analytical Philosophy (Harvard University Press, ). Dummett's book is idiosyncratic in that he devotes far more attention to Husserl than to Russell and Moore combined. This is of course a consequence of Dummett's notion of what analytic philosophy consists in. 7 Wittgenstein's Place in 20"' Century Philosophy (Blackwells, ).

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Philosophical Investigations (German: Philosophische Untersuchungen) is a work by the philosopher Ludwig book was published posthumously in Wittgenstein discusses numerous problems and puzzles in the fields of semantics, logic, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of psychology, philosophy of action, and philosophy of mind, putting forth the view that conceptual.

One could argue that Ludwig Wittgenstein was the twentieth century's most important philosopher. He made a substantial contribution to the ideal language analytic philosophy that began with Frege and Russell and emphasized formal systems, and basically pioneered the natural language analytic philosophy that rose during the s and even.

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Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico Philosophicus was the first major attempt to create a formal representation of a language, though the idea of this as a useful project goes back at least as far as Descartes. The basis of Wittgenstein's work was Frege's 'concept script', developed a few decades earlier for the purpose of reducing arithmetic to logic, and a metaphysical theory (the picture theory.

Although it has few adherents today, logical atomism was once a leading movement of early twentieth-century analytic philosophy. Different, though related, versions of the view were developed by Bertrand Russell and Ludwig Wittgenstein.

Wes Cecil is a great undergraduate teacher, an amazing classroom personality. And, of course, Wittgenstein is the greatest, most ill-understood philosopher of the last century or so, partly because he invented two quite different philosophical systems.

He grew up rich in Vienna, in a suicidal family. Thomas Bernhard always leaned on the Wittgensteins in his.