Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Wittgenstein and On Certainty
Routledge – 2013
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. Background (1): Wittgenstein's earlier philosophy 2. Background (2): Moore, Wittgenstein and Theory of Knowledge 3. On Certainty: Arguments against Moore 4. On Certainty: Arguments against scepticism 5. The class of Moorean propositions 6. On Certainty and some central epistemological questions 7. Antecedents in Hume and Kant 8. Holism and Quine 9. Influence and implications. Bibliography. Index.