Wittgenstein and the End of Philosophy: Neither Theory nor Therapy

Palgrave Macmillan (2003)
Abstract
What is the true worth of Wittgenstein's contribution to philosophy? Answers to this question are strongly divided. However, most assessments rest on certain popular misreadings of his purpose. This book challenges both "theoretical" and "therapeutic" interpretations. In their place, it seeks to establish that, from beginning to end, Wittgenstein regarded clarification as the true end of philosophy. It argues that, properly understood, his approach exemplifies rather than betrays critical philosophy and provides a viable alternative to other contemporary offerings.
Keywords Logic, Symbolic and mathematical  Language and languages Philosophy
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Daniel D. Hutto (2006). Misreadings, Clarifications and Reminders: A Reply to Hutchinson and Read. International Journal of Philosophical Studies 14 (4):561 – 567.
Phil Hutchinson (2006). Unsinnig: A Reply to Hutto. International Journal of Philosophical Studies 14 (4):569 – 577.
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