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A Custodian of Grammar

Essays on Wittgenstein's Philosophical Morphology

Συγγραφέας: Krkac Kristijan
Εκδότης: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780761856528
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 282
Διαστάσεις: 23x2x15
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2013

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "A Custodian of Grammar"

The nature of method has always been a topic at the very heart of western philosophical traditions, especially in the 20th century. One of the most influential philosophers of the last century, Ludwig Wittgenstein, changed not just his philosophical standpoint at least twice in his lifetime, but the very method of studying philosophy as well. A Custodian of Grammar discusses Wittgenstein's method in his later period, sometimes referred to as morphology. Krkac explores this topic from the primer of morphology and proceeds to more demanding and complicated topics, such as forms of life and perspicuous presentations. He also examines Wittgenstein's applications of his method, namely to consciousness, perception, and certainty. This book will be of interest to Wittgenstein scholars and to students investigating various philosophical methods of philosophy from the 20th century.

Συγγραφέας/εις: Krkac Kristijan
Κατηγορία: φιλοσοφία
ISBN: 9780761856528
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 22/01/2013
Εξώφυλλο: Paperback / softback
Σελίδες: 282
Τόπος έκδοσης: Lanham, MD
Χώρα έκδοσης: United States
Βάρος βιβλίου: 458 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 23x2x15 cm
Λεπτομέρειες εικονογράφησης: Illustrations


List of Figures List of Tables Acknowledgments Sources Abbreviations of works by Wittgenstein and used symbols Introduction: Fighting windmills Part One: Wittgenstein and philosophical morphology Chapter 1. Philosophical morphology primer Chapter 2. Wittgenstein the morphologist I: Perspicuous presentation (with Josip Lukin) Chapter 3. Wittgenstein the morphologist II: Do not think, but look! Chapter 4. Wittgenstein the morphologist III: A form of life is a form of culture (with Josip Lukin) Part Two: Three applications - consciousness, certainty, and religion Chapter 5. The nature of consciousness: Living human beings (with Josip Lukin) Chapter 6. Anti-sceptical weapons I: Smells like pragmatism Chapter 7. Anti-sceptical weapons II: Hinges, gyroscopes, and planets Chapter 8. Anti-sceptical weapons III: Life and religion are full of colours Bibliography Index

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