Logic and Language in Wittgenstein's Tractatus (Hardback)Ian Proops (author)
Hardback 148 Pages / Published: 14/09/2000
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This historical study investigates Ludwig Wittgenstein's early philosophy of logic and language, as it is presented in his Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus. The study makes a case for the Tractatus as an insightful critique of the philosophies of Bertrand Russell and Gottlob Frege-the Founding Fathers of analytic philosophy.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Number of pages: 148
Weight: 454 g
Dimensions: 216 x 138 x 12 mm
"There are many useful discussions here. Proop's account of logical constants as "operations" (10-17), his investigation of the Russellian origins of Wittgenstein's talk of the "verb" of a proposition" (33-37), and his classification of problems labeled "justification of deduction" (77-80) are especially valuable. "The Philosophical Review Vol. 111, April 2002."
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