September 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
- A substantial scholarly addition to our understanding of one of the most original and influential thinkers of the twentieth century, by renowned Wittgenstein scholar, Hans Sluga
- Proposes an original new interpretation of Wittgenstein's work
- Written to also be accessible to readers unfamiliar with Wittgenstein's thought
- Includes discussion of the social and political background and contemporary relevance of Wittgenstein's thoughts
Chapter 1: The Situated Thinker.
Chapter 2: The World and Its Structure.
Chapter 3: The Limits of Language.
Chapter 4: The Prodigious Diversity of Language games.
Chapter 5: Families and Resemblances.
Chapter 6: Our Unsurveyable Grammar.
Chapter 7: Visible Rails Invisibly Laid to Infinity.
Chapter 8: What is the Use of Studying Philosophy?
“Sluga’s Wittgenstein would be an ideal textbook in a course on Wittgenstein and political philosophy and an excellent introduction for those interested in exploring that relation.” (Philosophy in Review, 1 December 2012)
“Sluga’s encyclopedic knowledge of Wittgenstein, and of other philosophers such as Frege and Heidegger, attests that he is eminently well qualified to write this book. Summing Up: Recommended. Lower-and upper-level undergraduates and graduate students.” (Choice, 1 August 2012)