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The False Prison Volume Two$
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David Pears

Print publication date: 1988

Print ISBN-13: 9780198244868

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/019824486X.001.0001

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The False Prison Volume Two

David Pears

Oxford University Press

Examines the main methodological and stylistic differences between Wittgenstein's earlier and later philosophies, and introduces the reader to the idiosyncratic philosophical method of the later work. Pears emphasizes the anti‐theoretical, anti‐explanatory attitude of Wittgenstein's later way of thinking and the different type of conclusion that is sought.

Keywords:   early Wittgenstein, late Wittgenstein, Wittgenstein

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