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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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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405180955
ISBN-10: 1405180951
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 143mm x 12mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 16-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Preston

John Preston is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Reading.

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