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    E–book [Philosophische Untersuchungen] Ù Ludwig Wittgenstein Read Philosophische Untersuchungen If you read first Wittgenstein’s Tractatus and then follow it with his Philosophical Investigations you will treat yourself to perhaps the most fascinating intellectual development in the history of philosophy Wittgenstein has the distinct merit of producing not one but two enormously influential systems of philosophy—systems over that are at loggerheads with one another In fact I wouldn’t recommend attempting to tackle this work w

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    E–book [Philosophische Untersuchungen] Ù Ludwig Wittgenstein Ludwig Wittgenstein ☆ 6 Free read Summary Í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Ludwig Wittgenstein An offline discussion with Simon Evnine prompted me to reread the first few sections of this book which I hadn't looked at in ages They inspired

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    E–book [Philosophische Untersuchungen] Ù Ludwig Wittgenstein This is the first work by Wittgenstein I’ve ever read I’ve been terrified of him for years truth be told I’ve read a biography by WW Bar

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    Summary Í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Ludwig Wittgenstein E–book [Philosophische Untersuchungen] Ù Ludwig Wittgenstein I couldn't possibly do Philosophical Investigations justice in a review Even though I've read it several times I don't understand than a fraction of it The unworthy thought does sometimes cross my mind that its author didn't understand it eithe

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    E–book [Philosophische Untersuchungen] Ù Ludwig Wittgenstein Summary Í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Ludwig Wittgenstein Read Philosophische Untersuchungen As a philosopher Wittgenstein isn't terribly systematic rather shocking for an analytic thinker I would argue that he's an original using analytic thought experiments continental literary examples pragmatic everyday life as a litmus test and Nietzschean aphoristic style attitude problem elements Hell I'm almost loathe to call it philosophy at all It's like a gorgeous dense glittering puzzle box I guarantee t

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    Read Philosophische Untersuchungen E–book [Philosophische Untersuchungen] Ù Ludwig Wittgenstein Summary Í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Ludwig Wittgenstein o my crap what a tortured soul Ludwig Wittgenstein was this guy stared into the impenetrable pitch blackness that was the tangled midnight jungle of his own inner existence sharpened his machete and plunged in hacking and flailing and lunging wildly he wrestles chiefly with the concepts of language meaning understanding and states of consciousness part I consists of 693 short numbered sections about 4 to a pag

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    E–book [Philosophische Untersuchungen] Ù Ludwig Wittgenstein This book is too complex to summarize but here is a nutshell If you want to know the meaning of a word consider how the word is used Words are used in a variety of “language games” interactions among people which display “family resemblances” That is there is no single model which shows the essence of how words are used but rather t

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    E–book [Philosophische Untersuchungen] Ù Ludwig Wittgenstein Ludwig Wittgenstein ☆ 6 Free read Read Philosophische Untersuchungen This book was assembled posthumously Wittgenstein having published very little in his lifetime Although usually coupled with the Tractatus it is actually representative of his thought and methodThe virtue of Wittgenstein may be that with him there is no hint of metaphysical conceit or self deception but rather a consistent treatment of reality as in fact various language games language being understood broadl

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    E–book [Philosophische Untersuchungen] Ù Ludwig Wittgenstein Ludwig Wittgenstein ☆ 6 Free read Exasperating but worth itThe syntax of the Investigations has a jaggedly Asperger’s feel to it Too often Wittgenstein sounds like a malfunctioning android jabbering its core protocols to itself pacing in franti

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    Ludwig Wittgenstein ☆ 6 Free read Summary Í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Ludwig Wittgenstein Read Philosophische Untersuchungen First off this book is only 197 pages long The reason Goodreads says it's 464 pages is because this edition is dual langua

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Philosophische Untersuchungen

Philosophische Untersuchungen Characters È PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Summary Í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Ludwig Wittgenstein Incorporating significant editorial changes from earlier editions the fourth edition of Ludwig Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations is the definitive en face German English version of the most important work of 20th century philosophy The extensively revised English translation inco. An offline discussion with Simon Evnine prompted me to reread the first few sections of this book which I hadn t looked at in ages They inspired the following short storyWang s First Day on the JobWang is a Chinese construction worker who s just arrived in the US He doesn t know a word of English but he figures he ll get by The important thing is that he knows construction work His English speaking cousin takes him to a building site and manages to get him hired by Wittgenstein Construction IncThe foreman is laying slabs He points to Wang Slab he says Wang has no idea what he s talking about The foreman points to the slabs he s already laid to the small pile of slabs nearby and to the large pile of slabs in the corner of the site Slab he says again Wang understands the problem He takes a wheelbarrow and fetches some slabsThe foreman is visibly pleased Evidently Wang s cousin was telling him the truth This guy is hard working and learns fast He points to Wang again Cement he says Wang looks at him The foreman points to the bags of cement in the corner with the slabs Wang gets his wheelbarrow and comes back with a bag of cement The foreman is again pleased He s almost finished laying the slabs Wang brought the first timeSlab he says again Wang understands Such a smart guy the foreman thinks He goes off for another load Cement says the foreman Wang gets that too Slab says the foreman when Wang s unloaded the new cement Wang s just about to go off with his wheelbarrow when the foreman stops him He points to one slab then another White slab red slab he says White red Wang nods The foreman points to Wang Red slab he says Wang looks at the pile of slabs in the corner He had noticed that those on one side of the pile were red He goes and fetches a load of red slabs He comes back and unloads them Cement he asks Cement agrees the foreman He s already decided he owes Wang s cousin a beer This unknown Chinese dude is worth his weight in gold Wang s back with the cement Slab says the foreman Red slab asks Wang White slab corrects the foreman Wang goes off to get the white slabs He s even pleased than the foreman He can already see how to structure the next chapter of his dissertation on linguistic philosophy

Summary Í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Ludwig Wittgenstein

Philosophische Untersuchungen Characters È PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Summary Í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Ludwig Wittgenstein Rporates many hundreds of changes to Anscombe’s original translation Footnoted remarks in the earlier editions have now been relocated in the textWhat was previously referred to as ‘Part 2’ is now republished as Philosophy of Psychology – A Fragment and all the remarks in it are nu. o my crap what a tortured soul Ludwig Wittgenstein was this guy stared into the impenetrable pitch blackness that was the tangled midnight jungle of his own inner existence sharpened his machete and plunged in hacking and flailing and lunging wildly he wrestles chiefly with the concepts of language meaning understanding and states of consciousness part I consists of 693 short numbered sections about 4 to a page this was sent to the publisher but pulled back at the last second five years before LW died after he died his further writings were scraped together and comprise part II loosely divided into 13 short sections plus 1 long one there is no steady development but sometimes long chains of remarks on one topic sometimes sudden changes of topic he often puts statements or uestions in uotation marks as though thrown at him by someone playing devil s advocate it is all extremely personal written very much in the first personthe first half of this book is soooooo much better than the second half i looked in my notebook and found that i jotted 111 notes from the first 120 pages and only 34 from the last 110 pages by the end i was uite happy for it to be over so maybe it doesn t deserve 5 stars but some of it is uite amazing he concludes the introductionIt is not impossible that it should fall to the lot of this work in its poverty and in the darkness of this time to bring light into one brain or another but of course it is not likely I should not like my writing to spare other people the trouble of thinking But if possible to stimulate someone to thoughts of his ownI should have liked to produce a good book This has not come about but the time is past in which I could improve itjust for that he gets 5 stars from me

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Philosophische Untersuchungen Characters È PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Summary Í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Ludwig Wittgenstein Mbered for ease of referenceNew detailed editorial endnotes explain decisions of translators and identify references and allusions in Wittgenstein's original textNow features new essays on the history of the Philosophical Investigations and the problems of translating Wittgenstein’s text. Exasperating but worth itThe syntax of the Investigations has a jaggedly Asperger s feel to it Too often Wittgenstein sounds like a malfunctioning android jabbering its core protocols to itself pacing in frantic circles waving its arms in a vexed Philosophy is the sickness and I m the cure manner The loathsome blend of pedantry and vagueness throughout Part 1 hectoring in tone nebulous in definition can be maddening As a communicator Wittgenstein often ranks with Kant or Heidegger pitiless kraut magi of galling opacity Your cognitive muscles will feel the burn Part 2 is rather less punishing with enticing stimulants on nearly every page while large swaths of Part 1 are a morale stunting crawl through banks of fog What s the dealKeep in mind that PI is a posthumous medley of notes and fragments that never benefitted from a final rigorous copyedit I ve also been told that the recent 2009 translation by Peter Hacker and Joachim Schulte is less stodgy and peeving than the classic Anscombe version An editor might be tempted to abridge Part 1 to a Best Of showcase for non academics but the moments of profundity strewn throughout that portion 75% of the book probably reuire the groundwork of the wearying fragments to shore up Wittgenstein s visionSo what s the payoff Well a panoptic voyage into speech and semantics that s both rousing emancipatory and at times painfully obvious The latter as we ve washed ashore in a postphilosophical age that takes so much of Wittgenstein for granted but also because his expository style can read like an amnesiac head trauma patient attempting to reconstruct language use from scratch poking and prodding at kindergarten level grammar to explore how situational semantics weaves and bends through our intricately embodied moment to moment actualities all tempered by an uneasy nostalgia for positivist puzzles boxed in the attic radiant antiues that gave so much faux luster to our mental livesWittgenstein wants us to detox to scrape out the arterial plaue of false problems Fundamental confusions about language use he fears have staggered us into an ersatz world of epistemic mazes and circular obstacle courses a bad Philip K Dick novel of cloying simulacra PI aims to unjack us from this Matrix wrench us back down into our bodies a homecoming to and abashed rediscovery of the everyday Though Darwin is never mentioned in PI Wittgenstein s corrosive presence in the philosophical canon is comparable to evolutionary models preempting theological sleight of hand Post theist armchair philosophy in Wittgenstein s eyes is still beholden to the system erecting wankfest of priestly theorizing To reiterate a familiar story we ve displaced ancient Platonic illusions into the matrices of rationalist projects which refuse to accept that our universe is non linguistic and so can never be mirrored or simulated by our anthropic earthbound syntax Our lives are short and our knowledge is crimped and narrow It s best we have the humility to concede our limits pending some dubious self immolating transhumanist upgrade As with Kant wisdom often means knowing what we can t do 426 A picture is conjured up which seems to fix the sense unambiguously The actual use compared with that suggested by the picture seems like something muddied Here again we get the same thing as in set theory the form of expression we use seems to have been designed for a god who knows what we cannot know he sees the whole of each of those infinite series and he sees into human consciousness For us of course these forms of expression are like pontificals which we may put on but cannot do much with since we lack the effective power that would give these vestments meaning and purpose In the actual use of expressions we make detours we go by side roads We see the straight highway before us but of course we cannot use it because it is permanently closed pg 108 Blackwell 2001To prime yourself download the two part Partially Examined Life podcast Wittgenstein on Language Episode 55 15307 56 15301 roundtable discussion throughout is very good My only niggle pertains to one of the participants bungling the renowned Piero Sraffa anecdote mistakenly attributing it to GE Moore The fact that the remaining scholars claim never to have heard of it is eually strange It s at least as famous as the Karl Popper fireplace poker episode Wittgenstein even thanks Sraffa in his Preface Oh wellPHILOSOPHICAL INVESTIGATIONS translated by GEM AnscombeA for substantive vision and historical importance C for expository claritySpecial bonus trackWas Wittgenstein Right by Paul Horwich NYU The Stone New York Times Opinionator blog 3313