Wittgenstein and Quine /

This unique study brings together for the first time two of the most important philosophers of this century. Never before have these two thinkers been compared - and commentators' opinions on their relationship differ greatly. Are the views of Wittgenstein and Quine on method and the nature of...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Other Authors: Arrington, Robert L., 1938-2015., Glock, Hans-Johann, 1960-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.
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Table of Contents:
  • Wittgenstein and Quine: proximity at great distance / P.M.S. Hacker
  • Quine and Wittgenstein: the odd couple / Burton Dreben
  • Perspicuous representations / Christopher Hookway
  • Quine, Wittgenstein and holism / Roger F. Gibson
  • Scepticism, science, Quine and Wittgenstein / Douglas G. Winblad
  • The Passage into language: Wittgenstein versus Quine / John V. Canfield
  • On safari with Wittgenstein, Quine and Davidson / Hans-Johann Glock
  • Existence and theory: Quine's conception of reality / Ilham Dilman
  • Ontological commitment / Robert L. Arrington
  • The Conflict between Wittgenstein and Quine on the nature of language and cognition and its implications for constraint theory / Stuart Shanker
  • Post-Quinean philosophical investigations / John F. Post.