Wittgenstein Reader 2e - Kenny
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This popular selection of Wittgenstein's key writings has now been updated to include new material relevant to recent debates about the philosopher. Follows the evolution of Wittgenstein's philosophical thought from the "Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus" through to the "Philosophical Investigations." Excerpts are arranged by topic and introduce readers to all the central concerns of Wittgenstein's philosophy. Now includes a new chapter on 'Sense, Nonsense and Philosophy' incorporating material relevant to recent debates about Wittgenstein.…mehr

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This popular selection of Wittgenstein's key writings has now been updated to include new material relevant to recent debates about the philosopher. Follows the evolution of Wittgenstein's philosophical thought from the "Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus" through to the "Philosophical Investigations." Excerpts are arranged by topic and introduce readers to all the central concerns of Wittgenstein's philosophy. Now includes a new chapter on 'Sense, Nonsense and Philosophy' incorporating material relevant to recent debates about Wittgenstein.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: John Wiley & Sons
  • 2. Auflage
  • Seitenzahl: 288
  • Erscheinungstermin: 15. Dezember 2005
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 229mm x 152mm x 15mm
  • Gewicht: 421g
  • ISBN-13: 9781405135849
  • ISBN-10: 1405135840
  • Artikelnr.: 21208909
Autorenporträt
Sir Anthony Kenny was formerly Pro-Vice-Chancellor at Oxford University, Master of Balliol College, Oxford and Warden of Rhodes House, Oxford. He was also President of the British Academy, Chairman of the Board of the British Library and a Trustee of Wittgenstein’s copyrights. He is the author or editor of more than 30 books, including Wittgenstein (Revised Edition, 2006), A Brief History of Western Philosophy (1998) and The Legacy of Wittgenstein (1984), all published by Blackwell.
Inhaltsangabe
Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

1. Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus.

2. The Rejection of Logical Atomism.

3. The Nature of Philosophy.

4. Meaning and Understanding.

5. Intentionality.

6. Following a Rule.

7. Thinking.

8. The Will.

9. Private Language and Private Experience.

10. Aspect and Image.

11. The First Person.

12. The Inner and the Outer.

13. Necessity.

14. Scepticism and Certainty.

15. Sense, Nonsense and Philosophy.

16. Ethics, Life and Faith.

Notes on Sources.

Index
Rezensionen
"This excellent selection of key passages from the voluminouswritings of Wittgenstein for the first time allows him to be readsystematically and continuously. I am sure it will be invaluable inthe classroom and give much pleasure and enlightenment to thegeneral reader." Rom Harré, University of Oxford andGeorgetown University

Anthony Kenny and Blackwell's have done it again. With anextended preface and an added chapter on the 'NewWittgensteinians', especially for undergraduate syllabi that aim tocover the breadth of Wittgenstein's philosophical concerns, thisnew edition of Kenny's astute selections is required reading.Richard Kortum, East Tennessee State University