Insight and Illusion

Insight and Illusion

Themes in the Philosophy of Wittgenstein

Book - 1986
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Since the first publication of Insight and Illusion in l972, a wealth of Wittgenstein's writings have become accessible. Accordingly, in this edition Professor Hacker has rewritten six of his eleven original chapters and revised the others to incorporate the new abundant material. Insight and Illusion now fully clarifies the historical backgrounds of Wittgenstein's highly different masterpieces, the Tractatus and the Investigations, and traces the evolution of Wittgenstein's thought. Hacker explains all of Wittgenstein's writings in detail, focusing on his critique of metaphysics, his famous "private language argument," and his account of self-consciousness.
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1986
Edition: Rev. ed
ISBN: 9780198247982
0198247982
9780198247838
0198247834
Branch Call Number: B3376.W564 H24 1986
Characteristics: xx, 341 p. ; 23 cm

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