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Philosophical Investigations (3rd Edition)

by Ludwig Wittgenstein

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Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages250
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Open LibraryOL7266438M
ISBN 100024288101
ISBN 109780024288103

  Peter Hacker is the author of the four-volume Analytical Commentary on the Philosophical Investigations (Blackwell, ) the first two volumes co-authored with G. P. Baker (Second Editions, , ) and of Wittgenstein’s Place in Twentieth-century Analytic Philosophy (Blackwell, ). He has also written extensively on philosophy of mind, including Pages: In this new introduction to a classic philosophical text, David Stern examines Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations. He gives particular attention to both the arguments of the Investigations and the way in which the work is written, and Cited by:

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Philosophical Investigations (3rd Edition) by Ludwig Wittgenstein Download PDF EPUB FB2

Peter Hacker is the author of the four-volume Analytical Commentary on the Philosophical Investigations (Blackwell, ) the first two volumes co-authored with G.

Baker (Second Editions,) and of Wittgenstein’s Place in Twentieth-century Analytic Philosophy (Blackwell, ). He has also written extensively on philosophy of mind, including /5(43). Written by one of the century's truly great thinkers, Ludwig Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations is a remarkable--and surprisingly approachable--collection of insights, statements, and nearly displayed thinking habits of the philosopher's work on language, symbols, categories, and a host of other topics.

Organized into nearly short observations, this book is a 4/5(25). Philosophical Investigations - if you want to understand Wittgenstein, begin with the Blue and Brown Books.

They prepared Philosophical Investigations. You may think that Wittgenstein is always repeating himself. As a matter of fact, Wittgenstein himself, confessed that he needed to repeat, to copy his own wrintings again/5.

philosophical investigations by ludwig wittgenstein translated by. anscombe. basil b l a c k w e l l. The Investigations open with a quote from St. Augustine's Confessions, which describes the process of learning language in terms of learning the names of objects.

It appears that there is nothing wrong with saying that words name things and that we teach people the meanings of words by pointing to the objects that they name. The Investigations have a peculiar literary style that is difficult to characterize.

Very little of Wittgenstein's writing even resembles standard philosophical argument. Instead, we get questions, hesitant hypotheses, doubts, temptations, and the like. Instead of giving us a monologue in which he. Peter Hacker is the author of the four-volume Analytical Commentary on the Philosophical Investigations (Blackwell, ) the first two volumes co-authored with G.

Baker (Second Editions,) and of Wittgenstein's Place in Twentieth-century Analytic Philosophy (Blackwell, )/5(K). Peter Hacker is the author of the four-volume Analytical Commentary on the Philosophical Investigations (Blackwell, ) the first two volumes co-authored with G.

Baker (Second Editions,) and of Wittgenstein’s Place in Twentieth-century Analytic Philosophy (Blackwell, ). He has also written extensively on philosophy of mind, including 5/5(1).

“This is a functional book that explains all the concepts very clearly without any waffle. I think it would be best used as a companion to a text book and as a revision aid.

The 'Confusion to Avoid' sections at the end of each chapter will be particularly useful.” (Amazon Verified Customer). Philosophical Investigations (4th ed.) by Ludwig Wittgenstein. Digital Rights Management (DRM) The publisher has supplied this book in encrypted form, which means that you need to install free software in order to unlock and read it.

Synopsis: Book by Ludwig Wittgenstein. From the Back Cover: Immediately upon its posthumous publication inLudwig Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations was hailed as a masterpiece, and the ensuing years have confirmed this initial assessment. Today it is widely acknowledged to be the single most important philosophical work of Price: $   I didnt get on at all well with A Philosophical Investigation.

It sets out to be a dystopian thriller with serious philosophical content, but Im afraid I just found it over-long, convoluted, a bit tedious and rather show-offy.

Published inthe book is set in and one problem is Kerrs vision of a time we have lived through/5. Philosophical Investigations (Philosophische Untersuchungen) is a highly influential work by the 20th-century philosopher Ludwig it, Wittgenstein discusses numerous problems and puzzles in the fields of semantics, logic, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of psychology, philosophy of action, and the philosophy of puts forth the view that.

Print book: English: 2nd ed., reissued German-English ed., reissued 2nd edView all editions and formats Summary: This volume presents the original German/English edition of Wittgenstein's "Philosophical Investigations" - one of the most influential philosophical works of the 20th century.

Philosophical Investigations is the work of one of the most creative and controversial philosophers of the twentieth century. In it, Ludwig Wittgenstein presents his ideas concerning the nature of.

So I've been looking for a book, idealy, that disects "Philosophical Investigations" remark by remark from start to finish, and just explains everything remark by remark.

— Amit Mish'an I believe what you're looking for is a series of books, the first of which is Wittgenstein: Understanding and Meaning, Volume 1 by PMS Hacker.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wittgenstein, Ludwig, Philosophical investigations. New York, Macmillan [] (OCoLC)   Similarly, Philosophical Investigations is a user's guide for the urge to philosophize.

Throughout the book, Wittgenstein instructs the reader on not what to think, but how to go about thinking. If there is a thesis at all in this book, it is that we must be cautious about how we use language.5/5(5).

Peter Hacker is the author of the four-volume Analytical Commentary on the Philosophical Investigations (Blackwell, ) the first two volumes co-authored with G. Baker (Second Editions,) and of Wittgenstein’s Place in Twentieth-century Analytic Philosophy (Blackwell, ).

He has also written extensively on philosophy of mind, including Brand: Wiley. In the posthumous Philosophical Investigations (), Wittgenstein advocated that, in solving philosophical problems, an understanding of how language is used is more important than its abstract meaning (i.e., the context in which a sentence is uttered may be more useful in determining its meaning than its innate semantic Read More.

Philosophical Investigations is, along with the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, one of the two most influential works by the 20th-century philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein. In it, Wittgenstein discusses numerous problems and puzzles in the fields of semantics, logic, philosophy of mathematics, and the philosophy of mind.LibraryThing Review User Review - Landric - LibraryThing.

Although less dominant now than when I was a student, Ludwig Wittgenstein's thoughts from the "Tractatus" to the "Untersuchungen" influence all my philosophical thinking/5(3).Philosophical Investigations by Ludwig Wittgenstein and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Philosophical Investigations by Wittgenstein, Ludwig - AbeBooks.