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David Pears

in Paradox and Platitude in Wittgenstein's Philosophy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199247707
eISBN:
9780191714481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247707.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

‘I’, or if given thegravitasof Latin, ‘Ego’, is a surprisingly elusive concept, and Wittgenstein's concern with the problems that it presents to a philosopher emerges very early in his writings. His ... More


Arthur Somervell

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0049
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Arthur Somervell was one of the first products of the contention that the musician's art should be the consummation of a liberal education, which Somervell obtained at Uppingham School and King's ... More


The Stress of Grades: Tests and Papers

Simon J. Bronner

in Campus Traditions: Folklore from the Old-Time College to the Modern Mega-University

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036163
eISBN:
9781621036173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036163.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Once they enter college, students soon realize that tests and papers determine what grades they get. Despite the pronouncement of professors and official campus literature that accomplishment in a ... 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


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