The Routledge Guidebook to Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations
By Marie McGinn
Routledge – 2013 – 346 pages
Wittgenstein is one of the most important and influential twentieth-century philosophers in the western tradition. In his Philosophical Investigations he undertakes a radical critique of analytical philosophy's approach to both the philosophy of language and the philosophy of mind. The Routledge Guidebook to Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations introduces and assesses:
With further reading included throughout, this guidebook is essential reading for all students of philosophy, and all those wishing to get to grips with this masterpiece.
Series Editor Preface Preface Abbreviations Introduction 1. Style and Method 2. Wittgenstein's Critique of Augustine 3. Rules and Rule-following 4. Privacy and Private Language 5. The Inner and the Outer 6. Intentionality: Thinking, Imagining, Believing 7. Intentionality: Thinking, Expecting, Intending 8. Seeing and Seeing Aspects Bibliography Index
Marie McGinn is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of York.