Blind Obedience: The Structure and Content of Wittgenstein's by Meredith Williams

By Meredith Williams

There is enormous debate among philosophers as to the fundamental philosophical challenge Wittgenstein is making an attempt to unravel in Philosophical Investigations. during this daring and unique paintings, Meredith Williams argues that it's the challenge of "normative similarity".

In Blind Obedience Williams demonstrates how Wittgenstein criticizes conventional, representationalist theories of language via utilising the ‘master/novice’ contrast of the learner, arguing that this contrast is usually neglected yet primary to figuring out philosophical difficulties approximately brain and language.

The e-book not just offers revealing discussions of Wittgenstein’s corpus but additionally complicated analyses of the paintings of Brandom, Dummett, Frege, Sellars, Davidson, Cavell and others. those are usefully in comparison in a bid to raised situate Wittgenstein’s non-intellectualist, non-theoretical process and to spotlight is exclusive features.

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