Wittgenstein: Understanding and Meaning (Analytical Commentary on the Philosophical Investgations Vol. 1, Part II) (Pt. II)

  • Publish Date: 2005-02-04
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Gordon P. Baker;P. M. S. Hacker

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This is a new edition of the first volume of G.P.Baker and P.M.S. Hackers definitive reference work on Wittgensteins Philosophical Investigations.

  • Takes into account much material that was unavailable when the first edition was written.
  • Following Bakers death in 2002, P.M.S. Hacker has thoroughly revised the first volume, rewriting many essays and sections of exegesis completely.
  • Part One the Essays now includes two completely new essays: 'Meaning and Use' and 'The Recantation of a Metaphysician'.
  • Part Two Exegesis 1184 has been thoroughly revised in the light of the electronic publication of Wittgensteins Nachlass, and includes many new interpretations of the remarks, a history of the composition of the book, and an overview of its structure.
  • The revisions will ensure that this remains the definitive reference work on Wittgensteins masterpiece for the foreseeable future.

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