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Wittgenstein on proper names.

Bernd Peter Ottokar Frohmann

Wittgenstein on proper names.

by Bernd Peter Ottokar Frohmann

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Paginationvii, 284 leaves
Number of Pages284
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ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $ As we have seen, for Wittgenstein only (proper) names get their meaning by referring to objects. Wittgenstein in the Tractatus is still clearly committed to both Leibniz’ theses (1) and (2). He is committed to (2) because of his basic logico-philosophical view: that all propositions must be capable of being displayed in a truth-table so that. The Wittgenstein’s Ruler Recently I read the book Fooled by Randomness authored by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. This book opened for me such fundamentally new windows to think about various aspects of life that I can safely say that there are two types of people in the world: those who have read Fooled by Randomness and those who haven’t. The Investigations open with a quote from St. Augustine's Confessions, which describes the process of learning language in terms of learning the names of objects. It appears that there is nothing wrong with saying that words name things and that we teach people .

G.P. Baker was a Fellow of St John’s College, Oxford from until his death in He is the co-author with P.M.S. Hacker of the first two volumes of the four-volume Analytical Commentary on the Philosophical Investigations (Blackwell, –96), and with Katherine Morris of Descartes’ Dualism (). He also wrote numerous articles on Wittgenstein, Frege, Russell, Waismann and. Philosophical Investigations (Philosophische Untersuchungen) is a highly influential work by the 20th-century philosopher Ludwig it, Wittgenstein discusses numerous problems and puzzles in the fields of semantics, logic, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of psychology, philosophy of action, and the philosophy of puts forth the view that conceptual confusions Author: Ludwig Wittgenstein. Mulhall argues that this choice and the details of the case make a difference to how we understand Wittgenstein's remarks about names and simples. He makes a compelling case for thinking that this subtlety matters -- one that reveals that the proper names and identity of inanimate objects might be on par with those for people, real and fictional.   was a Fellow of St John’s College, Oxford from until his death in He is the co-author with P.M.S. Hacker of the first two volumes of the four-volume Analytical Commentary on the Philosophical Investigations (Blackwell, –96), and with Katherine Morris of Descartes’ Dualism (). He also wrote numerous articles on Wittgenstein, Frege, Russell, Waismann and .

In pass Wittgenstein argues that you cannot draw such a sharp boundary around descriptions, an argument which continues the theme begun in such preceding passages of P.I. as Number Proper names, Wittgenstein argues, are not as definite as Russell supposes. Wittgenstein attacks Russell's view by making several objections. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Wittgenstein - Understanding and Meaning Pt. 1, Vol. 1: An Analytical Commentary on the Philosophical Investigations by G. P. Baker and P. M. S. Hacker (, Hardcover, Revised) at the best online prices at . Saul Aaron Kripke (/ ˈ k r ɪ p k i /; born Novem ) is an American philosopher and is a Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and emeritus professor at Princeton the s, Kripke has been a central figure in a number of fields related to mathematical logic, modal logic, philosophy of language Awards: Rolf Schock Prizes in Logic and Philosophy (). a further shift in Wittgenstein interpretation was captured in The New Wittgenstein(Routledge, ), a book which helped to consolidate an interpretation of the Tractatusby Cora Diamond and James Conant 1. but the object it names. Furthermore all names are proper names, and the meaning of every basic proper name in a basic proposition.


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Wittgenstein on proper names. by Bernd Peter Ottokar Frohmann Download PDF EPUB FB2

The descriptive theory of proper names is the view that the meaning of a given use of a proper name is a set of properties that can be expressed as a description that picks out an object that satisfies the description.

Bertrand Russell espoused such a view arguing that the name refers to a description, and that Wittgenstein on proper names. book, like a definition, picks out the bearer of the : January 2,Los Angeles, California.

Wittgenstein’s turn away from logical atomism may be divided into two main phases. During the first phase (–9), documented in his article “Some Remarks on Logical Form” (Klagge and Nordmann,29–35), Wittgenstein exhibits a growing dissatisfaction with certain central details of the Tractatus ’s logical atomism, and.

;Chapter Two identifies in Wittgenstein's later philosophy of language those general themes that illuminate his remarks on proper names, with special attention to the oft-cited PI 79, and its immediate context. The most important interpretive hypothesis is that, for Wittgenstein, practice is.

Wittgenstein, Names, Meaning and Use (The Blue Book, Isn’t Wittgenstein here saying that in the case of proper Wittgenstein on proper names. book (eg, “Jones”) the bearer is the meaning of the name. That would at least provide an example of a word which carried its meaning with it, but it would also directly contradict a point Wittgenstein has emphatically.

This article is about the philosophical term proposed by Ludwig Wittgenstein, not about the common observation that offspring resemble parents and one another.

Family resemblance (German Familienähnlichkeit) is a philosophical idea proposed by Ludwig Wittgenstein, with the most well known exposition being given in the posthumously published book Wittgenstein on proper names.

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Ludwig Wittgenstein’s most popular book is Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus. Get this from a library. Wittgenstein. [Robert J Fogelin] -- Mr. Wittgenstein's book is one which no serious philosopher can afford to neglect. Professor Fogelin agress with Russell, and provides here an authoratative critical evaluation of both the Tractatus.

The significance of proper names Proper names and meaning Wittgenstein: Understanding and Meaning, Volume 1 of An Analytical Commentary on the Philosophical Investigations: Part I: Essays, Volume 1. Wittgenstein regarded his later book Philosophical Investigations as just such a synopsis, and indeed he found its proper arrangement enormously difficult.

For the last 20 years of his life, he tried again and again to produce a version of the book that satisfied him, but he never felt he had succeeded, and he would not allow the book to be. A summary of Brown Book, Part I, Sections 1–17 in Ludwig Wittgenstein's Blue and Brown Books.

Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Blue and Brown Books and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.

In this book, Thomas McNally shows that philosophers of language still have much to learn from Wittgenstein's later writings. The book examines the finer details of his arguments while also clarifying their importance for debates outside the field of Wittgenstein studies.

Presenting the issues thematically (as they relate to questions of Author: Thomas McNally. Ludwig Wittgenstein () is considered by most philosophers - even those who do not share his views - to be the most influential philosopher of the 20 th century.

His contributions to the philosophy of language, mind, meaning and psychology - as well as to logic, mathematics and epistemology - permanently altered the philosophical landscape, and his Tractatus Logico Philosophicus and /5(8). The articles in this collection focus on philosophical approaches to proper names.

The issues discussed include abstract names, empty names, naming and name-using practices, definite descriptions, individuals, reference, designation, sense and : Peter Lang. Proper names play an important role in our understanding of linguistic ‘aboutness’ or reference. For instance, the name-bearer relation is a good candidate for the paradigm of the reference.

Causality, Referring, and Proper Names. David S. Schwarz - - Linguistics and Philosophy 2 (2) - A Critique of Kripke's Theories of Proper Names and Names of Natural Kinds: An Application of the Later Wittgenstein's Methodology.

Other articles where Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus is discussed: philosophy of language: Wittgenstein’s Tractatus: In the Tractatus, sentences are treated as “pictures” of states of affairs.

As in Frege’s system, the basic elements consist of referring expressions, or “logically proper” names, which pick out the simplest parts of states of affairs.

7 Wittgenstein and Necessary Facts Diego Marconi 8 Wittgenstein and Frege on Proper Names and the Context Principle Eva Picardi 9 Sceptical Conclusions about Epistemological Analyticity Timothy Williamson Part III Metaphilosophy.

10 An Adequacy Condition for the Interpretation of the Tractatus Ontology Pasquale Frascolla Pages: Kinds of Context: A Wittgensteinian Approach to Proper Names and Indexicals Article (PDF Available) in Philosophical Investigations 27(2) - March with 53 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Eros Corazza.

Michael Morris makes sense of Wittgenstein’s brief but often cryptic text, highlighting its key themes. This book will be essential reading for all students of philosophy of language and metaphysics.

definite descriptions, proper names, natural-kind terms, de re and de dicto necessity, propositional attitudes, truth-theoretical. XII Proper names (§79) 1.

Stage-setting 2. Frege and Russell: simple abbreviation theories 3. Cluster theories of proper names 4. Some general principles 5. Some critical consequences 6. The significance of proper names 7.

Proper names and meaning XIII Turning the examination around: the recantation of a. I was drawn to the Tractatus first (and as Jaap-Jan pdf Wit might jokingly say, I have plagiarised it ever since). Then I read Philosophical Investigations in light of it.

I feel like I got a lot out of PI as a result of that ‘lens’. I would argue.wittgenstein ostensive sensations propositions analogy tooth it's one's thereby pains unconscious supposing arrow imagining gestures Post a Review. You can write a book review and share your experiences.

Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read.Wittgenstein: “ studying the grammar of ebook expression ebook of meaning’ will cure you of the temptation to look about you for some object which you might call ‘the meaning’” (p.

1). “ we are looking at words as though they all were proper names, and we then confuse the bearer of a name with the meaning of the name”.File Size: 2MB.