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  1. Wittgenstein's Lasting Significance

    Edited by Max Kölbel, Bernhard Weiss

    Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) has exerted a more powerful influence on contemporary philosophy than any other twentieth-century thinker. But what is the nature of this influence and why has it proved so enduring?In Wittgenstein's Lasting Significance, twelve contemporary philosophers explore the...

    Published December 9th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Reading Brandom

    On Making It Explicit

    Edited by Bernhard Weiss, Jeremy Wanderer

    Robert Brandom’s Making It Explicit: Reasoning, Representing and Discursive Commitment is one of the most significant, talked about and daunting books published in philosophy in recent years. Featuring specially-commissioned chapters by leading international philosophers with replies by Brandom...

    Published April 9th 2010 by Routledge

  3. How to Understand Language

    A Philosophical Inquiry

    By Bernhard Weiss

    Why are philosophers, as opposed to, say, linguists and psychologists, puzzled by language? How should we attempt to shed philosophical light on the phenomenon of language? "How to Understand Language" frames its discussion by these two questions. The book begins by thinking about the reasons that...

    Published December 31st 2009 by Routledge

  4. Michael Dummett

    By Bernhard Weiss

    Michael Dummett's approach to the metaphysical issue of realism through the philosophy of language, his challenge to realism, and his philosophy of language itself are central topics in contemporary analytic philosophy and have influenced the work of other major figures such as Quine, Putnam, and...

    Published August 30th 2002 by Routledge

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