Wittgenstein's Thought in Transition

Wittgenstein's Thought in Transition (Paperback)

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Wittgenstein's Thought in Transition
Paperback
Purdue University Press
06/01/1997
356pp
Philosophy
English
6.00" x 9.00"
1557531048
9781557531049
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Book Description

Wittgenstein's Thought in Transition offers a detailed exposition of Wittgenstein's philosophy as a continuous engagement with a single set of problems. Dale Jacquette argues that the key to understanding the transition in Wittgenstein's thought is his 1929 essay "Some Remarks on Logical Form," which is reprinted in this book. Wittgenstein disowned the essay, then came to see its failure as refuting his early theory altogether and began to investigate the requirements of meaning with a new method that resulted in the characteristic innovations of his later period.

About the Author(s):

A professor of philosophy at the Pennsylvania State Unveristy, Dale Jacquette is the author of Philosophy of Mind and Meinongian Logic: The Semantics of Existance and Nonexistance and the editor of Schopenhauer, Philosophy, and the Arts.