This is the first collection of papers devoted to Ludwig Wittgenstein's cryptic but brilliant, On Certainty . This work, Wittgenstein's last, extends the thinking of his earlier, better known writings, and in so doing, makes the most important contribution to epistemology since Kant's Critique of Pure Reason - a claim the essays in this volume help to demonstrate. The essays have been grouped under four headings, reflecting current approaches to the work: the Framework, Transcendental, Epistemic, and Therapeutic readings.
DANI LE MOYAL-SHARROCK is Lecturer in Philosophy at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK. She has significantly contributed to highlighting the importance of Wittgenstein's later corpus. She is the author of Understanding Wittgenstein's On Certainty (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004), and the editor of The Third Wittgenstein: The Post-Investigations Works (Ashgate, 2004). WILLIAM BRENNER is Professor of Philosophy at the Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, USA. His publications include Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations (SUNY, 1999), Elements of Mo
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May 18th, 2005
Edited by Daniele Moyal-Sharrock
Edited by William H. Brenner
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