Meredith Williams's Blind Obedience: The Structure and Content of Wittgenstein's PDF

By Meredith Williams

There is substantial debate among philosophers as to the elemental philosophical challenge Wittgenstein is trying to resolve in Philosophical Investigations. during this daring and unique paintings, Meredith Williams argues that it's the challenge of "normative similarity".

In Blind Obedience Williams demonstrates how Wittgenstein criticizes conventional, representationalist theories of language through utilizing the ‘master/novice’ contrast of the learner, arguing that this contrast is frequently missed yet primary to knowing philosophical difficulties approximately brain and language.

The ebook not just presents revealing discussions of Wittgenstein’s corpus but additionally difficult analyses of the paintings of Brandom, Dummett, Frege, Sellars, Davidson, Cavell and others. those are usefully in comparison in a bid to raised situate Wittgenstein’s non-intellectualist, non-theoretical technique and to spotlight is exclusive features.

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