Reading Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations

Reading Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations : A Beginner's Guide

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Reading Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations is designed as a traditional philosophical commentary that follows the Investigations step by step. It will help undergraduates read and understand Wittgenstein's text by elaborating and explaining key themes and relevant passages in simple everyday language and by providing the biographical and philosophical background necessary for understanding the issues with which Wittgenstein is dealing.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 150 x 230 x 16mm | 340.19g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 0739136755
  • 9780739136751

About John J. Ross

John J. Ross is adjunct professory in the Liberal Studies Program at New York University.show more

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Building Blocks Chapter 2: The Old Way of Thinking Chapter 3: The New Way Chapter 4: The Grammar of Philosophy Chapter 5: The Grammar of Mathematics Chapter 6: The Grammar of Experience Chapter 7: The Grammar of Psychology Chapter 8: Part II Chapter 9: What Does It All Mean?show more