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  1. Wittgenstein's Art of Investigation

    By Beth Savickey

    Wittgenstein's Art of Investigation is one of the first to focus on and provide an original and detailed analysis of Wittgenstein's grammatical investigations. Beth Sarkey offers us new insight into the historical context and influences on method which will help students understand the intricacies...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Wittgenstein, Politics and Human Rights

    By Robin Holt

    Do human rights make sense? They have been central to post-war political life, and our picture of moral self. But this is being eroded, Holt argues, and with it the viability of human rights discourse. The pre-social individual and its mental armoury is being challenged by an increasing awareness...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Education Reform and the Concept of Good Teaching

    By Derek Gottlieb

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    In an effort to address the problems confronting the American education system, the Obama administration has issued structural and systematic reforms such as Race to the Top. These initiatives introduce new statistics and accountability systems to gauge what constitutes "good" teaching, both from...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Wittgenstein’s Enduring Arguments

    Edited by Edoardo Zamuner, D. K. Levy

    Fifty years after Wittgenstein's death, his philosophy and the arguments it embodied remain vital and applicable. Wittgenstein's Enduring Arguments illustrates the use of Wittgenstein's thought for continuing philosophical debates, old and new. Featuring essays by leading international philosophers...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations

    Text and Context

    Edited by Robert Arrington, Hans-Johann Glock

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Many Faces of Relativism

    Edited by Maria Baghramian

    This book is a study of relativism as a dominant intellectual preoccupation of our time. Relativism asks how we are to find a way out of intractable differences of perspectives and disagreements in various domains. Standards of truth, rationality, and ethical right and wrong vary greatly and there...

    Published May 8th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Wittgenstein: Rethinking the Inner

    By Dr Paul Johnston, Paul Johnston

    The idea of the Inner is central to our concept of a person and yet is far from being philosophically understood. This book offers a comprehensive account of Wittgenstein's work on the subject and presents a forceful challenge to contemporary views. Written in a non-technical and accessible style,...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Politics of Logic

    Badiou, Wittgenstein, and the Consequences of Formalism

    By Paul Livingston

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this book, Livingston develops the political implications of formal results obtained over the course of the twentieth century in set theory, metalogic, and computational theory. He argues that the results achieved by thinkers such as Cantor, Russell, Godel, Turing, and Cohen, even when they...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. From Kant to Davidson

    Philosophy and the Idea of the Transcendental

    Edited by Jeff Malpas

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    Recent philosophy has seen the idea of the transcendental, first introduced in its modern form in the work of Kant, take on a new prominence.Bringing together an international range of younger philosophers and established thinkers, this volume opens up the idea of the transcendental, examining it...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Mathematics

    By Pasquale Frascolla

    Wittgenstein's role was vital in establishing mathematics as one of this century's principal areas of philosophic inquiry. In this book, the three phases of Wittgenstein's reflections on mathematics are viewed as a progressive whole, rather than as separate entities. Frascolla builds up a...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge