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Norms of Truth and Meaning

Paul Horwich

in Reflections on Meaning

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199251247
eISBN:
9780191603983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925124X.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Truth and meaning each have evaluative import. However, contrary to Dummett, Gibbard, Brandom, and many others, these notions are not constitutively normative — they are not themselves evaluative ... More


SONG OF THE MASTER IDEA

Mark Wilson

in Wandering Significance: An Essay on Conceptual Behaviour

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199269259
eISBN:
9780191710155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269259.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter investigates the implications of these conclusions with respect to rule-following and rigor's implementation. It begins with a survey of common philosophical tensions over these topics ... More


The Uses of Sense: Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Language

Charles Travis

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245871
eISBN:
9780191598630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245878.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The Uses of Sense presents a reading of Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations, concentrating on themes concerning representation, truth, and objectivity. It offers a particular ... More


Determination

Charles Travis

in Thought's Footing: Themes in Wittgenstein's “Philosophical Investigations”

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199291465
eISBN:
9780191710667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291465.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter focuses on the two rule-following discussions in the Investigations, the first in §§84-7, the second beginning at §138 and continuing to §242. The avowed aim is to achieve greater ... More


Features of Judicial Reasoning

Emily Sherwin

in The Psychology of Judicial Decision Making

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195367584
eISBN:
9780199776917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367584.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Judges confront rules in two ways, as rule-makers and as rule-followers. When a judge decides a case that is not governed by an existing rule, the judge must formulate a rule of decision and ... More


Thought

Philip Pettit

in The Common Mind: An Essay on Psychology, Society, and Politics

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195106459
eISBN:
9780199872251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195106458.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

A subject will be a thinking subject if and only if, among the things that it can do intentionally, it can do things that are designed to promote the prospect of its meeting various constraints of ... More


Following the Rules: Practical Reasoning and Deontic Constraint

Joseph Heath

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195370294
eISBN:
9780199871230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370294.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This book attempts to show how rule-following can be understood as an essential element of rational action. The first step involves showing how rational choice theory can be modified to incorporate ... More


Linguistic Regularity

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/9780199247707.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

What holds together the things to which a general word applies and distinguishes them from other things? The idea behind Wittgenstein's treatment of linguistic regularity (commonly called ... More


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


For Holism, Against Atomism

Philip Pettit

in The Common Mind: An Essay on Psychology, Society, and Politics

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195106459
eISBN:
9780199872251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195106458.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This issue between individualism and collectivism has to do with how far individuals are compromised from on high, by aggregate or structural factors. It is a vertical issue, as we may put it. The ... More


Consciousness as Rule-Governed

Hubert Schwyzer

in The Unity of Understanding: A Study in Kantian Problems

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198248293
eISBN:
9780191681110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198248293.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses what the implications of Kant's failure to show why it is only judgment by means of the categories that can yield consciousness of anything are for his broader concerns about ... More


On Misunderstanding Wittgenstein: Kripke's Private‐Language Argumen t

P. M. S Hacker

in Wittgenstein: Connections and Controversies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199245697
eISBN:
9780191602245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924569X.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Professor Saul Kripke argued that the ‘real’ private language argument terminates with section 202 of the Investigations and is concerned with the logical and epistemological character of following a ... More


Blind Rule-Following

Paul A. Boghossian

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/9780199278053.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this chapter a new problem about rule-following is outlined, one that is distinct both from Kripke’s and Wright’s versions of the problem. This new problem cannot be correctly responsed to, as ... More


Tacit Rule-Following

Roland Kley

in Hayek's Social and Political Thought

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279167
eISBN:
9780191684289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279167.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines Friedrich A. Hayek's thesis that some of the rules of just conduct, which form the institutional basis of spontaneous economic order, are followed unconsciously. Hayek thinks ... More


WIDE SCREEN

Mark Wilson

in Wandering Significance: An Essay on Conceptual Behaviour

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199269259
eISBN:
9780191710155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269259.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter focuses upon the role of the term ‘concept’ in the management of everyday and scientific tasks: how we utilize the term as a measure of our preparedness with respect to designing an ... More


Normativity and Community

Martin Kusch

in Knowledge by Agreement: The Programme of Communitarian Epistemology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199251223
eISBN:
9780191601767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251223.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Argues that normativity can only exist for interacting individuals. The various individualistic responses to the communitarian position regarding rule‐following fail without exception. Moreover, of ... More


Malcolm On Language and Rule s

P. M. S Hacker

in Wittgenstein: Connections and Controversies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199245697
eISBN:
9780191602245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924569X.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Wittgenstein held that speaking a language is a rule-governed activity. He argued that following a rule presupposes the existence of a practice. It is unclear whether the concept of a practice that ... More


Replies Part I: The Rule-Following Considerations and the Normativity of Meaning: Boghossian, Peacocke, Horwich, and Bilgrami

Crispin Wright

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/9780199278053.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The replies in this part of the book are divided into four chapters. In this first one, the issues raised by Boghossian, Peacocke, Horwich, and Bilgrami concerning the problem of rule-following and ... More


Rule-Following Revisited

Warren Goldfarb

in Wittgenstein and the Philosophy of Mind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199737666
eISBN:
9780199933372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737666.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

This chapter argues that Wittgenstein does not aim, as many interpreters suggest, to show that our practices of rule-following are groundless, but nor does he aim to show that these practices are ... More


Wandering Significance: An Essay on Conceptual Behaviour

Mark Wilson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199269259
eISBN:
9780191710155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269259.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The book's discussion is divided into two parts. Chapters 1-5 trace the unnoticed yet occasionally harmful role that uncritical thinking about ‘concepts’ plays within our practical life, whether in ... More


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