9780415189088

Wittgenstein, Mind and Meaning: Towards a Social Conception of Mind

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415189088

  • ISBN10:

    041518908X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-01-07
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

Wittgenstein, Mind and Meaningexplores the connection between Wittgenstein's critique of the Cartesian theory of mind and his conception of language and mind, and lays the foundations for a social conception of mind.

Table of Contents

Preface ix(2)
Acknowledgments xi(2)
List of abbreviations xiii
Introduction 1(12)
PART I Against the philosophic tradition 13(142)
1 Wittgenstein on representations, privileged objects, and private languages
15(19)
2 Private states and public practices: Wittgenstein and Schutz on intentionality
34(26)
3 Wittgenstein, Kant, and the "metaphysics of experience"
60(22)
4 Language learning and the representational theory of mind
82(32)
Postscript to Chapter 4
101(13)
5 Social norms and narrow content
114(41)
PART II A new direction 155(127)
6 Rules, community, and the individual
157(31)
7 The philosophical significance of learning in the later Wittgenstein
188(28)
8 The etiology of the obvious: Wittgenstein and the elimination of indeterminacy
216(24)
9 Wittgenstein's rejection of scientific psychology
240(20)
10 Vygotsky's social theory of mind
260(22)
Notes 282(24)
Bibliography 306(6)
Index of quotations 312(2)
Index 314

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