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The False Prison Volume Two

David Pears

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198244868
eISBN:
9780191598210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019824486X.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This is the second of David Pears's acclaimed two‐volume work on the development of Wittgenstein's philosophy, covering the Philosophical Investigations and other writings from 1929 onwards. Though ... More


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


The Next Problem

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.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Connects the two main strands of Wittgenstein's later philosophy discussed in Volume 2 in a number of ways and culminates in an abstract and general overview of the later works. Pears extracts the ... 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


Constituting Understandings through Validations

Andreas Glaeser

in Political Epistemics: The Secret Police, the Opposition, and the End of East German Socialism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226297934
eISBN:
9780226297958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226297958.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter concerns argument of individualistic theories of belief as they are manifest, for example, in much of opinion research and social psychology, by revealing their unrealistic ontological ... More


Transcendental Idealism in Wittgenstein, and Theories of Meaning

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/9780198823643.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This essay involves exploration of certain repercussions of Bernard Williams’ view that there is, in Wittgenstein’s later work, a transcendental idealism akin to that found in the Tractatus—sharing ... More


On Saying and Showing

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/9780198823643.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This essay constitutes an attempt to probe the very idea of a saying/showing distinction of the kind that Wittgenstein advances in the Tractatus—to say what such a distinction consists in, to say ... More


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