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Author Hanfling, Oswald.

Title Wittgenstein and the human form of life / Oswald Hanfling
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (x, 164 pages)
Contents Introduction: Wittgenstein of 'forms of life' -- PART I. Interpretations of Wittgenstein -- Questions and answers in Wittgenstein's philosophy -- What does the private language argument prove? -- Criteria, conventions, and the problem of other minds -- Does language need rules? -- Wittgenstein on the use of 'I know' -- Was Wittgenstein a sceptic? -- PART II. Language, art and mind -- Wittgenstein on language, art, and humanity -- Wittgenstein and the problem of consciousness -- Could machines think? -- Thinking -- Secondary sense and 'what they have in common'
Summary The implications of Wittgenstein's later writings have become one of the major features of the past few years. This text offers a critical interpretation of Wittgenstein's writings and their impact for our ways of thinking
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Wittgenstein, Ludwig, 1889-1951.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2002028481
ISBN 0203166868 (electronic bk.)
9780203166864 (electronic bk.)