Wittgenstein After His Nachlass

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  • Copyright: 2010-05-15
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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In this book, leading philosophers in the field explore the rich and variable tangles that characterise WittgensteinsNachlass, as well as their relations to his conception of philosophy.

Author Biography

Nuno Venturinha is a research fellow at the Institute of Philosophy of Language at the New University of Lisbon, Portugal. He has been a visiting researcher at the universities of Bergen, Innsbruck, Oxford, Cambridge and Helsinki.

Table of Contents

List of Tablep. vii
Series Editor's Forewordp. viii
Acknowledgementsp. xi
Abbreviations of Wittgenstein's Textsp. xii
Notes on Contributorsp. xv
Introduction: The Wonders of the Junglep. 1
The 'Prototractatus' Manuscript and Its Correctionsp. 11
Wittgenstein's Coded Remarks in the Context of His Philosophizingp. 30
Wittgenstein at Work: Creation, Selection and Composition of 'Remarks'p. 51
The Wittgenstein Archive of Francis Skinnerp. 64
The Whewell's Court Lectures: A Sketch of a Projectp. 78
Robinson Crusoe Sails Again: The Interpretative Relevance of Wittgenstein's Nachlassp. 91
Tracing the Development of Wittgenstein's Writing on Private Languagep. 110
Concepts and Concept-Formationp. 128
A Re-Evaluation of the Philosophical Investigationsp. 143
Towards the New Bergen Electronic Editionp. 157
The Ramsey Notes on Time and Mathematicsp. 173
Wittgenstein's 1938 Prefacep. 182
Referencesp. 189
Indexp. 197
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