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The False Prison Volume One

David Pears

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198247708
eISBN:
9780191598203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198247702.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This is the first of David Pears's acclaimed two‐volume work on the development of Wittgenstein's philosophy, covering the pre‐1929 writings. Part I of the first volume consists in a brief but ... More


Review and Prospect

David Pears

in The False Prison Volume One

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198247708
eISBN:
9780191598203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198247702.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Pears provides a general assessment of Wittgenstein's earlier philosophy as well as a brief review of comments Wittgenstein himself made in retrospect.


The First Attempt to Extend the Treatment of the Ego to Sensations and Their Types: Other Minds

David Pears

in The False Prison Volume Two

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198244868
eISBN:
9780191598210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019824486X.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Argues that the problem Wittgenstein was concerned with in the transition period around 1929 did not regard the external world but other minds. Pears delineates this problem as it struck Wittgenstein ... More


Wide‐Angle View

David Pears

in The False Prison Volume One

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198247708
eISBN:
9780191598203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198247702.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

‘Wide‐angle View’ introduces the reader to Wittgenstein's philosophy as a whole, its general outlook, style, and conclusions. Pears argues that Wittgenstein's later thought is whole‐heartedly ... More


Transition

David Pears

in The False Prison Volume Two

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198244868
eISBN:
9780191598210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019824486X.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Examines the main methodological and stylistic differences between Wittgenstein's earlier and later philosophies, and introduces the reader to the idiosyncratic philosophical method of the later ... More


Introduction

A.W. Moore

in Language, World, and Limits: Essays in the Philosophy of Language and Metaphysics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198823643
eISBN:
9780191862250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823643.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The introduction begins with an overview of all the essays in the collection. It highlights a tension among them: a thesis that surfaces at various points in the essays in Part I is that some things ... More


Language, World, and Limits: Essays in the Philosophy of Language and Metaphysics

A.W. Moore

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198823643
eISBN:
9780191862250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823643.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This is a collection of previously published essays that are all concerned, at some level, with the nature, scope, and limits of representation, where by representation is meant the act of ... More


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