Description - Wittgenstein and Reason by John Preston
This volume discusses Wittgenstein's work, as well as his oeuvre in general, and its implications for the nature of reason. Investigates the nature of reason which has always been a topic at the very heart of Western philosophy Analyses how Wittgenstein raised crucial questions about the subject - most notably in his critique of Frazer's Golden Bough , his discussions of various philosophical aspects of religion, and the famous 'rule-following considerations' from his Philosophical Investigations Contributors include prominent Wittgenstein scholars from the UK and continental Europe including Hanjo Glock, Genia Schonbaumsfeld, Severin Schroeder Joachim Schulte and Crispin Wright Contains a translation of an important paper by the French Wittgenstein scholar Jacques Bouveresse, alongside six new papers by other contributors
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Author Biography - John Preston
John Preston is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Reading.