Tradition and Discovery 35 (2):19-22 (2008)

The focus of these remarks is on the impact that Personal Knowledge and Philosophical Investigations had in shaping Bill Poteat’s philosophical voice. Of the two works, I claim that, for good or ill, it was Personal Knowledge that had the more profound influence on Poteat. Of course, both sources had profound influence. What makes Personal Knowledge more profound is that his use of it, at least in those early years, was more indirect than his direct and explicit use of Wittgenstein’s ideas. Following Bill’s lead, there is much thatPolanyians can learn from Wittgenstein and vice versa
Keywords Major Philosophers  Philosophy and Religion
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DOI 10.5840/traddisc2008/200938245
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