The Voices of Wittgenstein

The Voices of Wittgenstein

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The Voices of Wittgenstein brings for the first time, in both the original German and in English translation, over one hundred short essays in philosophical logic and the philosophy of mind. This text is of key historical importance to understanding Wittgenstein's philosophical thought and development in the 1930's. Transcribed from the papers of Friedrich Waismann and dating from 1932 to 1935, the majority are highly important dictations by Wittgenstein to Waismann. It also includes texts of redrafted material by Waismann, closely based on these dictations.The only explicit example of an Aœbersicht in his published work is the diagram of the colour-octahedron (PR 51a€“52). ... is held to be dangerous: the diagram may serve as a compact formulation of a set of rules, but it does not at all replace rules of grammar (a#39;BedeutungskAprpera#39; (F 18); cf. ... Glock (eds) Wittgensteina#39;s Philosophical Investigations: Text and Context (Routledge, London and New York, 1991).

Title:The Voices of Wittgenstein
Author:Friedrich Waismann
Publisher:Routledge - 2003-10-04


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