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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.
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Daniel D. Hutto (2009). Philosophical Clarification, its Possibility and Point. Philosophia 37 (4):629–652.
Daniel D. Hutto (2006). Misreadings, Clarifications and Reminders: A Reply to Hutchinson and Read. International Journal of Philosophical Studies 14 (4):561 – 567.
Anthony Philip A. Hutchinson (2007). What's the Point of Elucidation? Metaphilosophy 38 (5):691-713.
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