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Author Baker, Gordon P., author
Title Wittgenstein : rules, grammar, and necessity : essays and exegesis of 185-242 / G.P. Baker & P.M.S. Hacker
Imprint Malden, Mass. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
book jacket
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Edition 2nd, extensively rev. ed. / by P.M.S. Hacker
Descript xx, 380 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
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Series An analytical commentary on the philosophical investigations ; v. 2
Baker, Gordon P. Analytical commentary on the Philosophical investigations (2005) ; v. 2
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Analytical commentary -- Fruits upon one tree -- The continuation of the early draft into philosophy of mathematics -- Hidden isomorphism -- A common methodology -- The flatness of philosophical grammar -- Following a rule 185-242 -- Introduction to the exegesis -- Rules and grammar -- The tractatus and rules of logical syntax -- From logical syntax to philosophical grammar -- Rules and rule-formulations -- Philosophy and grammar -- The scope of grammar -- Some morals -- Exegesis 185-8 -- Accord with a rule -- Initial compass bearings -- Accord and the harmony between language and reality -- Rules of inference and logical machinery -- Formulations and explanations of rules by examples -- Interpretations, fitting and grammar -- Further misunderstandings -- Exegesis 189-202 -- Following rules, mastery of techniques and practices -- Following a rule -- Practices and techniques -- Doing the right thing and doing the same thing -- Privacy and the community view -- On not digging below bedrock -- Private linguists and private linguists: Robinson Crusoe sails again -- Is a language necessarily shared with a community of speakers? -- Innate knowledge of a language -- Robinson Crusoe sails again -- Solitary cavemen and monolinguists -- Private languages and private languages -- Exegesis 203-37 -- Agreement in definitions, judgements, and form of life -- The scaffolding of facts -- The role of our nature -- Forms of life -- Agreement: consensus of human beings and their actions -- Exegesis 238-42 -- Grammar and necessity -- Setting the stage -- Leitmotifs -- External guidelines -- Necessary propositions and norms of representation -- Concerning the truth and falsehood of necessary propositions -- What necessary truths are about illusions of correspondence: ideal objects, kinds of reality, and ultra-physics -- The psychology of the A priori -- Knowledge -- Belief -- Certainty -- Surprise -- Discoveries and conjectures -- Compulsion -- Propositions of logic and laws of thought -- Alternative forms of representation -- The arbitrariness of grammar -- A kinship to the non-arbitrary -- Proof in mathematics -- Conventionalism
Subject Wittgenstein, Ludwig, 1889-1951. Philosophische Untersuchungen
Language and languages -- Philosophy
Semantics (Philosophy)
Alt Author Hacker, P. M. S. (Peter Michael Stephan)
Alt Title Wittgenstein: rules, grammar, and necessity. Volume 2 of an analytical commentary on the philosophical investigations: essays and exegesis of 185-242
Analytical commentary on the Philosophical investigations. Volume 2, Wittgenstein: rules, grammar, and necessity: essays and exegesis of 185-242
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