Wittgenstein and Analytic Philosophy: Essays for P. M. S. Hacker

Hardcover | June 14, 2009

EditorHans-Johann Glock, John Hyman

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Peter Hacker is one of the most notable interpreters of Wittgenstein's work, a powerful and sophisticated exponent of Wittgensteinian ideas, and a distinguished historian of the analytic tradition. Thirteen leading philosophers and Wittgenstein scholars offer specially written essays in honourof Hacker. Their contributions deal with a variety of themes associated with Wittgenstein. Some deal with issues of Wittgenstein scholarship and interpretation, including areas that have attracted an increasing amount of attention, such as ethics and religion. Others deal with central topics fromthe history of analytic philosophy. Finally there are essays that explore and assess Wittgensteinian ideas, in some cases as developed by Hacker, in the philosophy of language and the philosophy of mind, or in related areas such as the philosophy of action and the philosophy of neuroscience.

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Peter Hacker is one of the most notable interpreters of Wittgenstein's work, a powerful and sophisticated exponent of Wittgensteinian ideas, and a distinguished historian of the analytic tradition. Thirteen leading philosophers and Wittgenstein scholars offer specially written essays in honourof Hacker. Their contributions deal with a ...

Hans-Johann Glock is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Zurich (Switzerland). Until 2006, he was Professor of Philosophy at the University of Reading (UK). He has held research fellowships at St. John's College, Oxford, Bielefeld University, and Rhodes University, South Africa. John Hyman is a Fellow of The Queen's College, ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:296 pagesPublished:June 14, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Hans-Johann Glock and John Hyman: Preface1. Avishai Margalit: Wittgenstein's Knight Move: Hacker on Wittgenstein's influence on Analytic Philosophy2. Wolfgang Kunne: Wittgenstein and Frege's 'Logical Investigations'3. Joachim Schulte: 'Moses': Wittgenstein on Names4. Severin Schroeder: Analytic Truths and Grammatical Propositions5. Jack Canfield: Back to the Rough Ground: Wittgenstein and Ordinary Language6. Bede Rundle: The Private Language Argument7. Stephen Mulhall: Language-Games and Language: Rules, Normality Conditions and Conversation8. Hans Oberdiek: Wittgenstein's Ethics: Boundaries and Boundary Crossings9. John Cottingham: The Lessons of Life: Wittgenstein, Religion and Analytic Philosophy10. John Dupre: Hard and Easy Questions about Consciousness11. Anthony Kenny: Cognitive Scientism12. David Wiggins: Knowing How To and Knowing That13. Jonathan Dancy: Action, Content and InferenceP.M.S. Hacker - Bibliography