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Toward a Generous Orthodoxy: Prospects for Hans Frei's Postliberal Theology

Jason A. Springs

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195395044
eISBN:
9780199866243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395044.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Toward a Generous Orthodoxy provides a refined exposition of Hans Frei's christologically motivated engagement with Ludwig Wittgenstein, Clifford Geertz, Erich Auerbach, his use of ... More


Describing Ourselves: Wittgenstein and Autobiographical Consciousness

Garry Hagberg

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199234226
eISBN:
9780191715440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234226.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language

The voluminous writings of Ludwig Wittgenstein contain some of the most profound reflections of our time on the nature of the human subject and self-understanding — the human condition, ... More


 ECOLOGICAL SUBJECTIVITY IN THE MAKING: The Child as Fact and Artifact

Lorraine Code

in Ecological Thinking: The Politics of Epistemic Location

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195159431
eISBN:
9780199786411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159438.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This is the first of three chapters that develop the conception of subjectivity on which the book’s argument relies. It shows that the model of developmental psychology, originating with Jean Piaget ... More


Reflective Knowledge: Apt Belief and Reflective Knowledge, Volume II

Ernest Sosa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199217250
eISBN:
9780191696053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217250.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book argues for a reflective virtue epistemology based on a kind of virtuous circularity that may be found explicitly or just below the surface in the epistemological writings of Descartes, ... More


Pictures of the Self: Wittgenstein and Foucault on Thinking Ourselves Differently

Cressida J. Heyes

in Self-Transformations: Foucault, Ethics, and Normalized Bodies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195310535
eISBN:
9780199871445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310535.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter argues that the contemporary Western understanding of the relationship between the body and self is subject to a number of “pictures” that mark significant constraints on our ability to ... More


From Truth-Functional Logic to a Logic of Equations

Mathieu Marion

in Wittgenstein, Finitism, and the Foundations of Mathematics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199550470
eISBN:
9780191701559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550470.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

In order to appreciate fully the depth of Ludwig Wittgenstein's commitment to finitism, one ought to look for the causes of his change of mind on quantification. They are to be found in underlying ... More


Philosophy and Logical Foundations

Mathieu Marion

in Wittgenstein, Finitism, and the Foundations of Mathematics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199550470
eISBN:
9780191701559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550470.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter looks at some of the parallels and differences between intuitionism and Ludwig Wittgenstein's new logic. One good way to handle this topic is with the help of the notion of truth maker. ... More


“Indigestible Residues”: Ludwig Wittgenstein, Aesthetic Negativism, and the Incompleteness of Logical Positivism

Michael LeMahieu

in Fictions of Fact and Value: The Erasure of Logical Positivism in American Literature, 1945-1975

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199890408
eISBN:
9780199369652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890408.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In the literary response to logical positivism, Ludwig Wittgenstein figures both as inspiration and opposition, as the philosopher of what is the case and as the poet of what is not. Wittgenstein’s ... More


Unnecessary Identities: Representational Practices and Moral Recognition

Margaret Urban Walker

in Moral Understandings: A Feminist Study in Ethics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195315394
eISBN:
9780199872053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315394.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Representational practices affect moral perception and moral recognition, and so are proper studies for moral philosophy. Using Wittgenstein's idea that a human body pictures a soul, this chapter ... More


Introduction

Jason A. Springs

in Toward a Generous Orthodoxy: Prospects for Hans Frei's Postliberal Theology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195395044
eISBN:
9780199866243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395044.003.0000
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter introduces the overarching purposes that motivate the book. It forwards and explicates the book's central premise that unlocking the full resourcefulness of Hans Frei's theological ... More


Quantification and Finitism

Mathieu Marion

in Wittgenstein, Finitism, and the Foundations of Mathematics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199550470
eISBN:
9780191701559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550470.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter shows that Ludwig Wittgenstein's philosophy of mathematics has much less in common with intuitionism than is usually assumed, although some strategical moves are barely distinguishable. ... More


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


The Ethical Purpose of the Tractatus

Kevin M. Cahill

in The Fate of Wonder: Wittgenstein's Critique of Metaphysics and Modernity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158008
eISBN:
9780231528115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158008.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines Ludwig Wittgenstein's ethical aim in writing the Tractatus. While resolute readings provide a framework for how the relation between ethics and the Tractatus should be ... More


The Truly Apocalyptic View

Kevin M. Cahill

in The Fate of Wonder: Wittgenstein's Critique of Metaphysics and Modernity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158008
eISBN:
9780231528115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158008.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines the purpose of Philosophical Investigations, with particular emphasis on the connections Ludwig Wittgenstein saw between the philosophical problems with which he grappled in his ... More


Logicism without Classes

Mathieu Marion

in Wittgenstein, Finitism, and the Foundations of Mathematics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199550470
eISBN:
9780191701559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550470.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The notion of operation plays a pivotal role in the symbolism of the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus: on the one hand, truth-functions are based on truth-operations; on the other, numbers are ... More


Strict Finitism

Mathieu Marion

in Wittgenstein, Finitism, and the Foundations of Mathematics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199550470
eISBN:
9780191701559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550470.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The philosophical world outside Cambridge discovered the later Ludwig Wittgenstein's philosophy of mathematics with the publication in the 1956 of the Remarks on the Foundations of Mathematics, a ... More


Wittgenstein, Modernism, and the Contradictions of Writing Philosophy as Poetry

Michael Lemahieu and Karen Zumhagen-Yekplé

in Wittgenstein and Modernism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226420370
eISBN:
9780226420547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226420547.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

How does the category of modernism inform our understanding of Wittgenstein’s philosophy, and how does Wittgenstein’s philosophy elucidate the category of modernism? The essays in this volume take up ... More


The World as Bloom Found it: “Ithaca,” the Tractatus, and Looking “More than Once for the Solution of Difficult Problems in Imaginary or Real Life”

Karen Zumhagen-Yekplé

in Wittgenstein and Modernism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226420370
eISBN:
9780226420547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226420547.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Zumhagen-Yekplé reads Wittgenstein’s Tractatus resolutely, alongside the “Ithaca” chapter of James Joyce’s Ulysses, arguing that looking at Wittgenstein in this way offers new dimensions for ... More


The Ship of Logic on the High Seas of Discourse: (Gottlob Frege, Bertrand Russell, Ludwig Wittgenstein, a little Gilbert Ryle)

Ken Hirschkop

in Linguistic Turns, 1890-1950: Writing on Language as Social Theory

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198745778
eISBN:
9780191874253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198745778.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter 3 looks at the linguistic turn in analytic philosophy as it emerges from Gottlob Frege, gains momentum in Bertrand Russell, and finds elaboration in the early and middle work of Ludwig ... More


The Continuum

Mathieu Marion

in Wittgenstein, Finitism, and the Foundations of Mathematics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199550470
eISBN:
9780191701559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550470.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Ludwig Wittgenstein wrote or spoke extensively on the nature of the continuum during the years 1929-–33. This is hardly surprising, since this topic was at the centre of the Grundlagenstreit: ... More


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