Wittgenstein: Mind and Language by R. EgidiWittgenstein: Mind and Language by R. Egidi

Wittgenstein: Mind and Language

EditorR. Egidi

Paperback | December 6, 2010

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Wittgenstein: Mind and Language brings together a collection of previously unpublished essays which offer a systematic account of Wittgenstein's philosophy of mind and contribute in an absolutely new and original way to illuminating his later conception of human perceptive, emotional and cognitive language from both a theoretical and an historical point of view. The focus is on the fundamental categories of philosophical grammar, on the analysis of intentionality, of belief and Moore's paradox, on certainty and doubt, on will, memory, sensations and emotions, as well as on the theory of aspects and private language and the relationship with relativism and psychologism. In the recent literature there are undoubtedly numerous qualified publications dedicated to the themes of philosophical psychology as they emerge from Wittgenstein's Nachlaß and from his writings on this subject published in the last decade. This book, however, provides the essential points of reference of Wittgenstein's late treatment of psychological concepts in the context of the general features of his early philosophy of science and language and in the framework of the trends of his time. The book is of special interest to scholars and students, philosophers, linguists, psychologists, sociologists, cognitive scientists, logicians, historians of contemporary philosophy and science.
Title:Wittgenstein: Mind and LanguageFormat:PaperbackDimensions:328 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.07 inPublished:December 6, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface; R. Egidi. Wittgenstein and the Twentieth Century; G.H. von Wright. Part I: Science, Mind, and Metaphysics. Wittgenstein on Philosophy and Science; D. Pears. Wittgenstein on Mind and Metaphysics; A. Kenny. Wittgenstein's Alleged Metaphysics of Mind; J. Brandl. Part II: In the Domain of Possibilities: Rules, Formal and Inner Languages. Le réel et son ombre: la théorie wittgensteinienne de la possibilité; J. Bouveresse. Wittgenstein on the Meaning of Logical Symbols; C. Cellucci. On Following a Rule; A. Stroll. Fodor and Wittgenstein on Private Language; D. Marconi. Mentalesians and Wittgenstein's Private Language; M. dell'Utri. Part III: Intentionality and the Grammar of Mental Life. Intentionality in Wittgenstein's Works; A.G. Gargani. Intentional Reference as a Logical Relation: a Variation on a Theme in Moore, Russell, Wittgenstein, and Bergmann; H. Hochberg. Wittgenstein between Philosophical Grammar and Psychology; R. Egidi. Notes on Phenomenology and Visual Space; R. Casati. Part IV: Belief, Doubt and Relativism. Disentangling Moore's Paradox; N. Malcolm. Malcolm on Moore's Paradox; E. Picardi. Wittgenstein's Refutation of Scepticism in `On Certainty'; W. Carl. Was Wittgenstein a Relativist? R. Haller. Part V: Topics in the Philosophy of Psychology. Wittgenstein on Language, Mind and Mythology; S.S. Hilmy. Emotion: Remarks on Wittgenstein and William James; J. Schulte. Wittgenstein and Memory; G. Frongia. How Ludwig Wittgenstein would have Reacted to Recent Changes in Psychology; F.G. Wallner. Index of Names. Index of Subjects.