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Philosophical Grammar

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Philosophical Grammar by Ludwig Wittgenstein
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Wittgenstein wrote the Philosophical Grammar during the years 1931 to 1934 - the period just before he began to dictate the Blue Book. Although it is close to the Investigations in some points, and to the Phiosophische Bemerkungen at others, the Philosophical Grammar is an independent work which covers new ground. It is Wittgenstein's fullest treatment of logic and mathematics in their connection with his later understanding of 'proposition', 'sign', and 'system'. He also discusses inference and generality - critisizing views of Frege and Russell as well as earlier views of his own - and the treatment of mathematical proof in this book, especially of inductive or recursive proofs, is deeper and more extensive than previously.

Author Biography

Rush Rhees was a pupil of Ludwig Wittgenstein and is one of his literary executors. Anthony Kenny is Master of Balliol College, Oxford.
Release date NZ
March 7th, 1980
Contributor
Edited by Rush Rhees
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Blackwell Publishers
Pages
496
Dimensions
141x215x25
ISBN-13
9780631118916
Product ID
3088513

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