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    Wittgenstein and G. H. Von Wright’s Path to The Varieties of Goodness.Lassi Johannes Jakola - 2020 - Nordic Wittgenstein Review 9.
    The development of G. H. von Wright’s work in ethics is traced from the early 1950s to the publication of The Varieties of Goodness in 1963, with special focus on the influences stemming from Wittgenstein’s later thought. In 1952, von Wright published an essay suggesting a formal analysis of the concept of value. This attempt was soon abandoned. The change of approach took place at the time von Wright started his work on Wittgenstein’s Nachlass and tried to articulate the main (...)
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    Chadbourne Gilpatric and Ludwig Wittgenstein: A Fateful Meeting.Stephen Leach - 2020 - Nordic Wittgenstein Review 9.
    On January 11 1951 Chadbourne Gilpatric met with Wittgenstein to offer him, on behalf of the Rockefeller Foundation, funding for any forthcoming publications. Wittgenstein politely declined the offer as he did not believe his health would permit him to bring any projects to completion. The meeting is referred to in a letter from Wittgenstein to Norman Malcolm and is also recalled by O.K. Bouwsma. Bouwsma learned of it from conversations with Wittgenstein and by Gilpatric. However, it is also recounted in (...)
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    Wittgenstein’s Critique of the Additive Conception of Language.James F. Conant - 2020 - Nordic Wittgenstein Review 9.
    This paper argues that Wittgenstein, both early and late, rejects the idea that the logically simpler and more fundamental case is that of "the mere sign" and that what a meaningful symbol is can be explained through the elaboration of an appropriately supplemented conception of the sign: the sign plus something. Rather the sign, in the logically fundamental case of its mode of occurrence, is an internal aspect of the symbol. The Tractatus puts this point as follows: “The sign is (...)
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    Open Review Information.Simo Säätelä - 2020 - Nordic Wittgenstein Review 9.
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    Note From the Editors.Simo Säätelä, Gisela Bengtsson, Cato Wittusen & Oskari Kuusela - 2020 - Nordic Wittgenstein Review 9.
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