This Complicated Form of Life

This Complicated Form of Life

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Far from overthrowing or stepping outside that tradition, Wittgenstein builds on it, draws from it, and contributes brilliantly to the fruition of certain elements in it. In This Complicated Form of Life, Garver analyzes from several angles Wittgenstein's relationship to Kant, and to what Finch has called Wittgenstein's completion of Kant's revolt against the Cartesian hegemony of epistemology in philosophyMost prominently, we are bound to get a very different result if we apply the formula aquot;Meaning is useaquot; to sentences rather than to words. The aquot;meaningaquot; (Sinn) of the sentence is, or is determined by, its use (Verwendung, Anwendung) in the anbsp;...

Title:This Complicated Form of Life
Author:Newton Garver
Publisher:Open Court Publishing - 1994-01


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