Tag: wittgenstein

19 Should Wittgenstein be given some credit for Godel's incompleteness theorem? 2011-08-13T00:40:53.830

16 What are some ways to read Wittgenstein's Tractatus other than resolute/irresolute? 2011-06-08T08:27:28.570

16 What are some good books about Wittgenstein's philosophy of language? 2012-06-01T05:21:33.823

14 Is "propositions of logic are tautologies" (Wittgenstein) literal or mystical? 2015-08-14T23:18:58.797

13 Does Wittgenstein's Tractatus establish serious bounds for discussions of the supernatural from a modern point of view? 2012-04-01T11:29:01.853

12 Why would Wittgenstein say we can't have a perfect language? 2011-12-16T05:25:19.383

12 Are there any true Wittgensteinians? 2012-06-04T23:43:32.643

12 Was Wittgenstein anticipating Gödel? 2015-06-25T20:36:13.957

10 What did Wittgenstein mean by saying that the belief in the causal nexus is a superstition? 2013-03-06T20:25:36.923

10 If "the limits of my language are the limits of my world", then how can it be that "what can be shown, cannot be said"? 2014-08-06T05:28:28.870

10 On Wittgenstein's family resemblance and machine learning 2017-01-26T17:06:15.693

9 What does Wittgenstein mean by "grammatical jokes"? 2012-06-03T19:13:45.360

9 Defenses of Descartes's rationality in regards to "cogito" fallacy? 2014-02-26T03:17:47.137

9 Why isn't Cantor's diagonal argument just a paradox? 2014-08-23T11:18:07.780

9 How does Russell's argument for identity refute that of Wittgenstein's? 2015-05-29T04:26:44.367

8 How do we know how to follow a rule? 2011-11-08T21:11:02.343

8 Which if any philosophers might be considered affiliated with Wittgenstein's school of thought or have expressed similar views? 2012-02-06T13:15:01.220

8 Should we not talk about ethics according to Wittgenstein? 2013-01-28T22:43:13.383

8 One or two Wittgensteins? 2013-09-06T04:15:40.177

8 Do mainstream philosophers believe that Wittgenstein "solved" philosophy? 2015-07-06T10:42:29.290

8 Do Wittgenstein and Quine give the same criticisms of semantics? 2016-04-27T03:29:35.427

8 What is the role of sensations in Wittgenstein's private language argument? 2016-05-14T19:43:42.100

8 What is Wittgenstein claiming when he says that "each thing can be the case or not the case while everything else remains the same"? 2016-06-20T06:19:01.300

8 Did Wittgenstein think that pure description, without the influence of explanation, could be pursued? 2016-06-21T21:22:41.810

8 Can someone explain this Wittgenstein joke? 2018-06-29T23:03:48.323

7 Why does Wittgenstein say that the world is made of facts, and not things? 2013-11-23T05:36:37.803

7 What does disposition mean in dispositional theory of meaning? 2015-07-25T09:27:27.650

7 Why is private language an incoherent idea? 2015-10-11T15:10:53.280

7 What sentence convinced Russell that Wittgenstein was not a "complete idiot"? 2019-12-23T21:57:41.277

6 How would Wittgenstein respond to Functionalist accounts of consciousness? 2012-10-30T22:23:17.553

6 Wittgenstein: Why is bipolarity necessary? 2014-02-28T11:50:37.227

6 How would Descartes respond to Wittgenstein's objection to radical doubt? 2014-08-11T04:19:52.160

6 How do modern metaphysicians respond to Kant and Wittgenstein? 2015-05-13T16:27:25.320

6 Why does Wittgenstein say Schopenhauer has a crude mind? 2015-11-04T18:20:31.630

6 Is it possible to use Wittgenstein's family resemblance approach to universals to separate high art from commercial art? 2016-02-01T17:50:45.103

6 How does Wittgenstein's argument against recognizing private sensations work? 2016-02-11T17:45:15.687

6 Which problem is Russell focusing on while providing a solution, in his introduction to the Tractatus? 2016-03-22T16:19:32.930

6 Did Wittgenstein consider the possibility of a private language with public content? 2016-05-11T01:54:01.833

6 The Tractatus and the Meaninglessness of Traditional Philosophy 2016-06-06T23:00:26.633

6 Is Wittgenstein right when he criticises recursion theory in the Tractatus 3.333? 2018-05-21T08:46:21.430

6 What criticisms of Wittgenstein's philosophy of language have been offered? 2019-04-21T18:07:35.920

6 Why does Wittgenstein have a problem with writing “f(a, b). a = b"? 2020-01-19T15:00:02.930

5 Can Kant's Copernican revolution be viewed as an extension of Wittgensteinian language games? 2011-07-21T14:00:53.560

5 Did Wittgenstein's maxim about doubt and knowing originate from Descartes? 2011-12-23T14:28:26.537

5 Which works of Wittgenstein, Heidegger and Dewey does Rorty call "therapeutic"? 2012-12-06T12:23:24.313

5 Tractatus 3.333 and Russell's paradox 2014-04-12T20:48:38.437

5 What is the difference between Aristotle's theory of categories and Russell's theory of types? 2015-01-13T22:22:06.003

5 What is the difference between Jerry Fodor's LOT and Wittgenstein's Picture Theory of Meaning? 2015-04-10T03:14:33.320

5 Is the Tractatus considered to have had any permanent influence on philosophy, given that Wittgenstein himself later repudiated it? 2015-04-11T03:12:45.980

5 How long is the standard meter? 2015-10-28T20:17:43.100

5 Exactly what was Wittgenstein's argument against identity? 2015-11-15T02:37:10.443

5 Had Wittgenstein moved away from Schopenhauer by the time of the Tractatus? 2016-08-22T13:07:49.780

5 What are the objections to Wittgenstein's argument that semantics and syntax are the same? 2016-09-08T10:41:46.840

5 Wittgenstein's Challenge: Good Practice or Bad Advice? 2017-02-04T17:55:27.687

5 Isomorphism vs homomorphism in the Tractatus' picture theory of language 2017-05-18T16:31:07.417

5 Why argues Wittgenstein: If someone has solved the problem of life, and believes everything quite easy now, he can see that he is wrong? 2017-06-07T03:31:10.503

5 What does Wittgenstein mean when he says "there are no numbers in logic"? 2019-03-30T14:23:09.200

5 Where did Carnap express his disagreement with Wittgenstein's Tractatus? 2019-05-26T02:26:32.100

5 What exactly is a private language defined as? 2020-05-23T07:57:18.847

4 Given Wittgenstein's characterisation of language as essentially public, can he characterise what form thinking takes? 2012-06-17T05:44:40.343

4 Why did Wittgenstein read out loud metaphysical poetry to the Vienna Circle? 2012-09-22T13:02:36.973

4 What is the logic in the Tractatus-Logico Philosophicus in modern terms? 2013-02-02T05:13:47.620

4 Are Wittgenstein's propositions analytic or synthetic? 2015-03-29T14:20:04.050

4 In Wittgenstein, is all the facts being *all* the facts a fact itself? 2015-04-12T12:02:14.640

4 Is philosophy meaningless? 2015-07-06T09:32:49.447

4 For Wittgenstein, What is the relation if there any between a linguistic entity and things in the world? 2015-11-13T18:57:09.770

4 Can Wittgenstein's critique of private language be turned against (modernized) Kant? 2016-02-16T22:53:04.747

4 Did Frege criticize the style of the Tractatus? 2016-04-21T10:48:45.637

4 What is the difference between propositional sign and proposition in Wittgenstein's Tractatus? 2016-04-28T22:17:03.687

4 What does later Wittgenstein and earlier Wittgenstein have in common? 2016-05-26T13:09:27.007

4 How does Wittgenstein think language is acquired? 2016-06-18T22:28:45.777

4 What did Wittgenstein (mean to) achieve in the Tractatus? 2017-02-15T22:52:04.313

4 How could Wittgenstein not rule out that there was a rhinoceros in the living room? 2017-03-08T21:42:21.037

4 What are some movements and schools inspired by Wittgenstein's philosophy? 2017-07-04T05:44:22.087

4 What are the differences between facts and things? 2017-12-08T09:17:57.810

4 Making 'sense' of Wittgenstein's senselessness / nonsense distinction in the Tractatus 2018-04-17T11:43:22.393

4 The nature of elementary propositions in the Tractatus 2018-04-19T18:09:55.030

4 Why does Wittgenstein think there are no genuine philosophical questions? 2018-10-19T11:11:09.383

4 How do Anscombe and Wittgenstein view psychology? 2019-01-04T17:03:34.837

4 Is all language meaningful? 2019-06-19T08:48:43.667

4 Where does Bertrand Russell discuss mysticism? 2019-08-15T01:18:35.587

4 Which currently active philosophers could be considered Wittgenstein followers? 2019-09-26T13:28:45.507

4 Synthetic a priori judgments and Hinge Propositions 2020-01-11T20:02:36.350

3 Wittgenstein maintains language is public, can this be correct? 2012-06-15T20:57:30.530

3 What is meant by an Appeal? 2012-12-13T05:08:24.697

3 For Wittgenstein in Philosophical Investigations, is all use of language in a language game? 2013-05-01T02:53:05.290

3 Why could Wittgenstein say that men had an idea for the law of least action? 2013-11-24T23:55:26.853

3 Does Wittgensteins own solution to Russells Paradox actually work? 2013-11-27T13:52:10.657

3 What can we speak of 2015-03-03T00:55:31.763

3 What do Montaigne, Paine, and Wittgenstein have in common? 2015-07-09T14:25:17.353

3 C. D. Broad’s taxonomy of philosophical styles and theories? 2015-07-27T11:13:33.813

3 Wittgenstein and Husserl 2015-08-02T20:46:20.953

3 The preface of Wittgenstein's Tractatus 2015-09-08T21:49:07.533

3 Definition of "language" in private language arguments 2015-10-15T12:54:30.493

3 Wittgenstein on names and paradigms 2015-11-11T12:43:42.917

3 Relationship between Kant and Wittgenstein 2015-12-04T04:38:31.447

3 Why "philosophy never ends" for the tractarian Wittgenstein? 2016-03-05T12:13:13.257

3 Why may I considere Wittgenstein a Kantian thinker with regard to metaphysics? 2016-03-21T14:27:00.433

3 Wittgenstein and Picturing Relationships 2016-04-11T01:58:56.730