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Moore’s Proof, Liberals, and Conservatives – Is There a (Wittgensteinian) Third Way? *

Annalisa Coliva

in Mind, Meaning, and Knowledge: Themes from the Philosophy of Crispin Wright

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199278053
eISBN:
9780191745386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278053.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this chapter a new, so-called ‘moderate’ conception of the architecture of empirical warrants is presented. The key aspect of the moderate position is that, contrary to Pryor’s ‘liberal’ one, ... More


Wittgensteinian Quasi‐Fideism

Duncan Pritchard

in Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion Volume 4

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199656417
eISBN:
9780191742163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656417.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter offers a moderate fideistic account of the epistemology of religious belief, one that takes on board the account of the structure of reasons offered by Wittgenstein in On Certainty. Like ... More


Wittgenstein and Classical Scepticism

Robert J. Fogelin

in Philosophical Interpretations

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195071627
eISBN:
9780199833221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019507162X.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Throughout his long, complex, and changing career – from the Tractatus to On Certainty – Wittgenstein leveled essentially the same charge against skepticism: The skeptic's questions may be dismissed ... 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


Interpreting Science: Kuhn as a Social Theorist

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/9780231169400.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter is concerned with the clarification of Thomas Kuhn's controversial account of science, focusing on how it relates to issues in social inquiry and how it exemplifies Wittgenstein's ... More


Wittgenstein on Hinges

Penelope Maddy

in A Plea for Natural Philosophy: And Other Essays

Published in print:
2023
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780197508855
eISBN:
9780197508886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197508855.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

Wittgenstein’s On Certainty is often regarded as the sourcebook of contemporary hinge epistemology. However that may be, this essay argues that Wittgenstein himself was not a hinge epistemologist. He ... More


Alienation or Engagement

James C. Klagge

in Wittgenstein in Exile

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015349
eISBN:
9780262300117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015349.003.0022
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on Wittgenstein’s new approach to philosophical issues used later in his life. Wittgenstein’s followers have always contended that his methods are what are important, no matter ... More


Understanding Wittgenstein

Gordon Graham

in Wittgenstein and Natural Religion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198713975
eISBN:
9780191782237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713975.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter surveys the range of Wittgenstein’s texts that have been thought relevant to religion. It highlights the importance of differences between key published philosophical texts by ... More


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