Paradox and Platitude in Wittgenstein's Philosophy

Oxford University Press (2006)
This is a concise and readable study of five intertwined themes at the heart of Wittgenstein's thought, written by one of his most eminent interpreters. David Pears offers penetrating investigations and lucid explications of some of the most influential and yet puzzling writings of twentieth-century philosophy. He focuses on the idea of language as a picture of the world; the phenomenon of linguistic regularity; the famous "private language argument"; logical necessity; and ego and the self.
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Call number B3376.W564.P36 2006
ISBN(s) 9780199247707   0199247706   0191530093   9780191530098  
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