Wittgenstein and Reason

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  • 144430710X
  • 9781405180955
  • 9781444307108
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 Schönbaumsfeld, Severin Schroeder Joachim Schulte and Crispin Wright
  • Contains a translation of an important paper by the French Wittgenstein scholar Jacques Bouveresse, alongside six new papers by other contributors
  • Wiley; February 2009
  • ISBN 9781444307108
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  • Title: Wittgenstein and Reason
  • Author: John Preston (ed.)
  • Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 144430710X
  • 9781405180955
  • 9781444307108

About The Author

John Preston is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Reading.