Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Language: Some Aspects of its Development

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2005-12-22
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Table of Contents

The picture theory and the Tractatus ontology
A sketch of the picture theory of languagep. 14
The thesis that the meaning of a name is its bearer, and the determinacy of sensep. 33
Names and simple objectsp. 55
Wittgenstein's later discussion of simplesp. 74
The abandonment of the picture theory
The problem of intentionality and the shipwreck of the picture theoryp. 102
The intentionality of assertionsp. 119
Consequences of Wittgenstein's post-Tractarian account of intentionality for doctrines of the Tractatus and for the course of Wittgenstein's later workp. 135
The 'calculus theory' and anti-psychologismp. 169
Wittgenstein's rejection of the calculus theoryp. 180
Is there a later account of use?p. 199
Simples againp. 218
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