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Wittgenstein and Reason

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ISBN-10: 1405180951

ISBN-13: 9781405180955

Edition: 2008

Authors: John Preston

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This volume discusses Wittgenstein's work, as well as his oeuvre in general, and its implications for the nature of reason. Investigates the nature of reason which has always been a topic at the very heart of Western philosophy. Analyses how Wittgenstein raised crucial questions about the subject - most notably in his critique of Frazer's Golden Bough, his discussions of various philosophical aspects of religion, and the famous 'rule-following considerations' from his Philosophical Investigations. Contributors include prominent Wittgenstein scholars from the UK and continental Europe including Hanjo Glock, Genia Sch_nbaumsfeld, Severin Schroeder Joachim Schulte and Crispin Wright. …    
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List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/9/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Wittgenstein's Critique of Frazer
Relativism, Commensurability and Translatability
'Back to the Rough Ground!' Wittgensteinian Reflections on Rationality and Reason
Worlds or Words Apart? Wittgenstein on Understanding Religious Language
The Tightrope Walker
Rules and Reason
Rule-Following without Reasons: Wittgenstein's Quietism and the Constitutive Question
Index