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  1. Wittgenstein and Perception

    Edited by Michael Campbell, Michael O'Sullivan

    Throughout his career, Wittgenstein was preoccupied with issues in the philosophy of perception. Despite this, little attention has been paid to this aspect of Wittgenstein's work. This volume redresses this lack, by bringing together an international group of leading philosophers to focus on...

    To Be Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  2. What's Wrong With Microphysicalism?

    By Andreas Huttemann

    'Microphysicalism', the view that whole objects behave the way they do in virtue of the behaviour of their constituent parts, is an influential contemporary view with a long philosophical and scientific heritage. In What's Wrong With Microphysicalism? Andreas Hüttemann offers a fresh challenge to...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Blind Obedience

    The Structure and Content of Wittgenstein's Later Philosophy

    By Meredith Williams

    There is considerable debate amongst philosophers as to the basic philosophical problem Wittgenstein is attempting to solve in Philosophical Investigations. In this bold and original work, Meredith Williams argues that it is the problem of "normative similarity". In Blind Obedience Williams...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Objectivity, Empiricism and Truth

    By R. W. Newell

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1986. Wittgenstein, William James, Thomas Kuhn and John Wisdom share an attitude towards problems in the theory of knowledge which is fundamentally in conflict with the empiricist tradition. They encourage the idea that in understanding the central concepts of epistemology –...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. On Sport and the Philosophy of Sport

    A Wittgensteinian Approach

    By Graham McFee

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    What is the ‘philosophy of sport’? What does one do to count as a practitioner in the philosophy of sport? What conception of philosophy underpins the answer to those questions? In this important new book, leading sport philosopher Graham McFee draws on a lifetime’s philosophical inquiry to...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Wittgenstein on Thought and Action

    By Roger Teichmann

    Series: Wittgenstein's Thought and Legacy

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Aspect Perception after Wittgenstein

    Seeing-As and Novelty

    Edited by Michael Beaney, Brendan Harrington, Dominic Shaw

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Seeing-as and Novelty brings together new essays that consider Wittgenstein’s treatment of the phenomenon of aspect perception in relation to the broader idea of conceptual novelty; that is, the acquisition or creation of new concepts, and the application of an acquired understanding in unfamiliar...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Wittgenstein on Certainty and Doubt

    By Joachim Schulte

    Series: Wittgenstein's Thought and Legacy

    Wittgenstein's last work, On Certainty, is widely regarded as his third masterpiece of philosophy and one of his most enigmatic writings. On Certainty explores the ways in which claims of indisputable knowledge are expressed, and how language forms the basis of such claims. On Certainty has largely...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Wittgenstein on Language

    By Wolfgang Kienzler

    Series: Wittgenstein's Thought and Legacy

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

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