Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Wittgenstein and On Certainty
Routledge – 2015 – 336 pages
Series: Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks
Ludwig Wittgenstein is arguably he most important philosopher of the twentieth-century. In On Certainty he discusses central issues in epistemology concerning the nature of knowledge and sceptism. The Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Wittgenstein and On Certainty introduces and assesses:
This Guidebook is essential reading for all students of Wittgenstein as well as those studying epistemology and philosophy of language.
1. Wittgenstein's philosophical development 2. Enduring Wittgensteinian motifs in On Certainty 3. Reading On Certainty: text and work 4. Synopsis of On Certainty 5. Moorean common sense 6. Wittgenstein's account of Moorean propositions 7. Wittgenstein's idea of a "world-picture" 8. On Certainty in the context of 20th century epistemology 9. Moore's "proof of an external world" 10. Responses to scepticism: arguments against moore 11. Responses to scepticism: arguments against the sceptic 12. Interpreting On Certainty 13. Wittgensteinian Kantianism versus Wittgensteinan naturalism 14. Influence and implications. Index