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Wittgenstein's Metaphilosophy

Wittgenstein's Metaphilosophy

Paul Horwich

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199588879
eISBN:
9780191744716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588879.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, General

This book develops an interpretation of Ludwig Wittgenstein's later writings (in particular, his Philosophical Investigations) that differs in substantial respects from what can already be found in ... More

Wittgenstein's Notes on Logic

Wittgenstein's Notes on Logic

Michael Potter

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199215836
eISBN:
9780191721243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215836.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Wittgenstein's philosophical career began in 1911 when he went to Cambridge to work with Russell. He compiled the Notes on Logic two years later as a kind of summary of the work he had done so far. ... More

Wittgenstein's Private LanguageGrammar, Nonsense and Imagination in “Philosophical Investigations”, §§ 243–315

Wittgenstein's Private Language: Grammar, Nonsense and Imagination in “Philosophical Investigations”, §§ 243–315

Stephen Mulhall

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199208548
eISBN:
9780191709067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208548.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book presents a detailed critical commentary on sections 243-315 of Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations: the famous remarks on ‘private language’. It makes detailed use of Stanley ... More

Wittgenstein's TractatusHistory and Interpretation

Wittgenstein's Tractatus: History and Interpretation

Peter Sullivan and Michael Potter (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665785
eISBN:
9780191749261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665785.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This volume of newly written chapters on the history and interpretation of Wittgenstein’s Tractatus represents a significant step beyond the polemical debate between broad interpretive approaches ... More

Women and Citizenship

Women and Citizenship

Marilyn Friedman (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195175349
eISBN:
9780199835775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195175344.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

These studies explore a variety of ways in which citizenship has been politically and culturally differentiated by gender. Despite women’s political gains in the past century in many parts of the ... More

Women in PhilosophyWhat Needs to Change?

Women in Philosophy: What Needs to Change?

Katrina Hutchison and Fiona Jenkins (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199325603
eISBN:
9780199369317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325603.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Despite its place among the humanities and social sciences, the career prospects and numbers of women in philosophy much more closely resemble those of women in the sciences and engineering, than in ... More

Women's Liberation and the SublimeFeminism, Postmodernism, Environment

Women's Liberation and the Sublime: Feminism, Postmodernism, Environment

Bonnie Mann

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195187458
eISBN:
9780199786565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187458.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

In the 1980s, this book contends, an uncritical affirmation of anti-essentialism turned this important feminist critique into a disciplinary dogmatism that constrained and homogenized feminist ... More

Wondrous TruthsThe Improbable Triumph of Modern Science

Wondrous Truths: The Improbable Triumph of Modern Science

J.D. Trout

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199385072
eISBN:
9780199385102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385072.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, General

Explaining the world around us, and the life within, is one of the most uniquely human drives, and the most celebrated activities of science. Good explanations are accurate causal accounts of the ... More

Words and ImagesAn Essay on the Origin of Ideas

Words and Images: An Essay on the Origin of Ideas

Christopher Gauker

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199599462
eISBN:
9780191729225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599462.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind

At least since Locke, philosophers and psychologists have usually held that concepts arise out of sensory perceptions, thoughts are built from concepts, and language enables speakers to convey their ... More

Words and ThoughtsSubsentences, Ellipsis, and the Philosophy of Language

Words and Thoughts: Subsentences, Ellipsis, and the Philosophy of Language

Robert Stainton

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199250387
eISBN:
9780191719523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250387.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

It is a near truism of philosophy of language that sentences are prior to words. Sentences, it is said, are what we believe, assert, and argue for; uses of them constitute our evidence in semantics; ... More

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