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Wittgenstein: Connections and Controversies

P. M. S Hacker


Consists of 13 thematically linked essays on different aspects of the philosophy of Wittgenstein, by one of the leading commentators on his work. After an opening overview of Wittgenstein’s philosophy, the following essays fall into two classes: those that investigate connections between the philosophy of Wittgenstein and other philosophers and philosophical trends, and those which enter into some of the controversies that, over the last two decades, have raged over the interpretation of one aspect or another of Wittgenstein’s writings. The connections that are explored include the relationshi ... More

Keywords: C. Diamond, frege, J.G. Frazer, metaphysics, P.F. Strawson, private language argument, R. Carnap, S. Kripke, tractatus, understanding and explanation, wittgenstein

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780199245697
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2005 DOI:10.1093/019924569X.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

P. M. S Hacker, author
Fellow and Tutor of Philosophy at St John's College, Oxford