Wittgenstein and Reason
February 2009, Wiley-Blackwell
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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 Schönbaumsfeld, 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