Wittgenstein on Rules and Private Language

Wittgenstein on Rules and Private Language : An Elementary Exposition

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In this book Saul Kripke brings his powerful philosophic intelligence to bear on Wittgenstein's analysis of the notion of following a rule.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 140 x 210 x 12.19mm | 181g
  • Cambridge, Mass, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • None
  • 0674954017
  • 9780674954014
  • 676,249

Table of contents

Preface 1. Introductory 2. The Wittgensteinian Paradox 3. The Solution and the 'Private Language' Argument Postscript Wittgenstein and Other Minds Index
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Review quote

Kripke's interpretation, and his arguments, deserve-and will repay-extremely careful attention. * Philosophical Books * Saul Kripke has thought uncommonly hard about the central argument of Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations and produced an uncommonly clear and vivid account of that argument...set out with all the clarity, incisiveness and economy that one expects of its author. * Times Literary Supplement *
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About Saul A. Kripke

Saul A. Kripke is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at The Graduate Center, City University of New York.
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