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Social Inquiry After Wittgenstein and Kuhn: Leaving Everything as It Is

John Gunnell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169400
eISBN:
9780231538343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169400.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

A distinctive feature of Ludwig Wittgenstein's work after 1930 was his turn to a conception of philosophy as a form of social inquiry, and Thomas Kuhn's approach to the philosophy of science ... More


Wittgenstein on the Moon: Certainty, Truth, & Value

John G. Gunnell

in Social Inquiry After Wittgenstein and Kuhn: Leaving Everything as It Is

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169400
eISBN:
9780231538343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169400.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores Wittgenstein's On Certainty as an entry into the problem of judgment as it is evident in the social and human sciences and their search for grounds of empirical and ethical ... More


Introduction

Martin Jay

in Reification: A New Look At An Old Idea

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195320466
eISBN:
9780199851591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320466.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Although Max Horkheimer and Theodor W. Adorno's notion that “all reification is a forgetting” and Ludwig Wittgenstein's belief that “all knowledge is in the end based on acknowledgment” are outwardly ... More


Introduction

John G. Gunnell

in Social Inquiry After Wittgenstein and Kuhn: Leaving Everything as It Is

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169400
eISBN:
9780231538343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169400.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This introductory chapter asserts that Ludwig Wittgenstein's philosophy forms the basis of a theory and method of social inquiry, and that Thomas Kuhn's statement of transformations in natural ... More


Wittgenstein & Social Theory

John G. Gunnell

in Social Inquiry After Wittgenstein and Kuhn: Leaving Everything as It Is

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169400
eISBN:
9780231538343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169400.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter provides a summary of how Wittgenstein's work addresses the practices of the social and human sciences, beginning with an examination of Peter Winch's The Idea of a Social Science. ... More


Thomas Kuhn & the Shadow of Wittgenstein

John G. Gunnell

in Social Inquiry After Wittgenstein and Kuhn: Leaving Everything as It Is

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169400
eISBN:
9780231538343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169400.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter demonstrates how the shadow of Wittgenstein looms over issues of social inquiry. This shadow, however, is not an accurate manifestation of his argument, and it confuses the domain on ... More


Mind, Meaning, & Interpretation

John G. Gunnell

in Social Inquiry After Wittgenstein and Kuhn: Leaving Everything as It Is

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169400
eISBN:
9780231538343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169400.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines how Wittgenstein's work challenges the dominant views of meaning and interpretation in both philosophy and the human sciences. It presents two general narratives: “mentalism” ... More


Skepticism and Transcendence

Andrew Norris

in Becoming Who We Are: Politics and Practical Philosophy in the Work of Stanley Cavell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190673949
eISBN:
9780190673970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190673949.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter addresses Cavell’s understanding skepticism, demonstrating that Cavell neither affirms the correctness of the skeptic’s claims nor refutes them, but provides a critique of epistemology. ... More


Ordinary Language and Philosophical Conversion

Andrew Norris

in Becoming Who We Are: Politics and Practical Philosophy in the Work of Stanley Cavell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190673949
eISBN:
9780190673970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190673949.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter evaluates Cavell’s reception of Austin’s ordinary language philosophy, showing it to be more critical than it has been understood to be. For Austin, the ordinary language philosopher ... More


Becoming Who We Are: Politics and Practical Philosophy in the Work of Stanley Cavell

Andrew Norris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190673949
eISBN:
9780190673970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190673949.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Political Philosophy

While a number of books and many articles have been written on the work of Stanley Cavell, this is the first monograph on his contribution to politics and practical philosophy. Though skepticism is ... More


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