Wittgenstein on Logic as the Method of Philosophy

ISBN: 9780198829751 Categorii: Diverse. An apariție: 2019 Autor: Oskari Kuusela Editură: Oxford University Press Tip copertă: Hardcover Număr pagini: 312 Stoc: Stoc limitat

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In Wittgenstein on Logic as the Method of Philosophy, Oskari Kuusela examines Wittgenstein's early and late philosophies of logic, situating their philosophical significance in early and middle analytic philosophy with particular reference to Frege, Russell, Carnap, and Strawson. He argues that not only the early but also the later Wittgenstein sought to further develop the logical-philosophical approaches of his contemporaries. Throughout his career Wittgenstein's aim was to resolve problems with and address the limitations of Frege's and Russell's accounts of logic and their logical methodologies so as to achieve the philosophical progress that originally motivated the logical-philosophical approach. By re-examining the roots and development of analytic philosophy, Kuusela seeks to open up covered up paths for the further development of analytic philosophy. Offering a novel interpretation of the philosopher, he explains how Wittgenstein extends logical methodology beyond calculus-based logical methods and how his novel account of the status of logic enables one to do justice to the complexity and richness of language use and thought while retaining rigour and ideals of logic such as simplicity and exactness. In addition, this volume outlines the new kind of non-empiricist naturalism developed in Wittgenstein's later work and explaining how his account of logic can be used to dissolve the long-standing methodological dispute between the ideal and ordinary language schools of analytic philosophy. It is of interest to scholars, researchers, and advance students of philosophy interested in engaging with a number of scholarly debates.

Limba
Engleza
Autor
Oskari Kuusela
Data Publicarii
2019
Editura
Oxford University Press
Inaltime
24.3
Latime
16.3
Grosime
2.3
Tip Coperta
Hardcover
Nr Pag
312
Subtitlu
Re-examining the Roots and Development of Analytic Philosophy
Bic
CFA, HPCF5, HPL, HPM
Greutate
602
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