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‘In Our Time: Wittgenstein’ by Melvyn Bragg, BBC4

‘In Our Time: Wittgenstein’

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the life, work and legacy of Ludwig Wittgenstein. There is little doubt that he was a towering figure of the twentieth century; on his return to Cambridge in 1929 Maynard Keynes wrote, “Well, God has arrived. 48 more words

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Michael Williams: Why (Wittgensteinian) Contextualism Is Not Relativism

Michael Williams: Why (Wittgensteinian) Contextualism Is Not Relativism

“This article distinguishes Wittgensteinian contextualism from epistemic relativism. The latter involves the view that a belief’s status as justified depends on the believer’s epistemic system, as well as the view that no system is superior to another.

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Edmund Dain: Wittgenstein, Contextualism and Nonsense

Edmund Dain: Wittgenstein, Contextualism and Nonsense

“What nonsense might be, and what Wittgenstein thought that nonsense might be, are two of the central questions in the current debate between those—such as Cora Diamond, James Conant and Michael Kremer—who favour a “resolute” approach to Wittgenstein’s work, and those—such as P.

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Tamara Dobler: Two conceptions of Wittgenstein’s contextualism

Tamara Dobler: Two conceptions of Wittgenstein’s contextualism


“How should we understand Wittgenstein’s proposals that ‘the meaning of aword is its use in the language’ (Wittgenstein 1953, §43) and that a nameonly has a meaning in a language-game (ibid.

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Alberto Voltolini: Is Wittgenstein a Contextualist?

 Alberto Voltolini: Is Wittgenstein a Contextualist?

“There is definitely a family resemblance between what contemporary contextualism maintains in philosophy of language and some of the claims about meaning put forward by the later Wittgenstein.

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Open Humanities Awards: FinderApp WITTFind

This is the final in a series of posts from Dr Maximilian Hadersbeck, the recipient of the DM2E Open Humanities Awards – DM2E track. You can read the final research paper  453 more words

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