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Wittgenstein on the Foundations of Mathematics (Modern Revivals in Philosophy)

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Published by Ashgate Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy of mathematics,
  • General,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages500
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9626158M
    ISBN 100751202959
    ISBN 109780751202953

    Hargreaves and R. In Culture and Value p. Meaning Sect. Kripke, S. This resulted in a deep introversion that caused him to shy away from socializing for years.

    What is left for the philosopher to do, if traditional, or even revolutionary, propositions of metaphysics, epistemology, aesthetics, and ethics cannot be formulated in a sensical manner? How is it verified? Regularity of the use of such concepts and agreement in their application is part of language, not a logically necessary precondition of it. Beyond the bounds of language lies nonsense—propositions which cannot picture anything—and Wittgenstein bans traditional metaphysics to that area.

    Luckhardt and M. It is possible that these arguments on the foundations of logic helped spur the foundation of computer code. It is merely distinguishing philosophy which is properly concerned with linguistic or conceptual analysis from science which is concerned with discovering facts. It all depends on how the rule or series is interpreted. Block, Irving ed.


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Wittgenstein on the Foundations of Mathematics book

Anscombe, Rush Rhees and G. A proposition is a truth-function of elementary propositions. At Philosophical Investigations Sect.

He puts forth the view that conceptual confusions surrounding language use are at the root of most philosophical problems, contradicting or discarding much of what he argued in his earlier work, the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus Wittgenstein took philosophical puzzlement very seriously indeed, but he thought that it needed dissolving by analysis rather than solving by the production of theories.

Remarks on the Foundation of Mathematics

The analysis must culminate with a name being a primitive symbol for a simple object. Part VIII now has a fuller discussion of difficulties in the notion of 'following a rule' in calculation and the notion of logical necessity. This does not entail strict and definite systems of rules for each and every language-game, but points to the conventional nature of this sort of human activity.

But Wittgenstein was concerned not with what we can or cannot do, but with what makes sense. If this is true it could be taken to imply that, through no fault of his own, Wittgenstein was indirectly responsible for the Holocaust.

Philosophical theories, he suggests, are attempts to answer questions that are not really questions at all they are nonsenseor to solve problems that are not really problems.

His sexuality was ambiguous but he was probably gay; how actively so is still a matter of controversy. Why should we say: The irrational numbers cannot be ordered? The picture helped me to make a prediction. Anything by one of these people should be fairly reliable.

In the decades that have passed since its publication it has gone through several waves of general interpretations. This does not, as has been alleged, make Wittgenstein a behaviorist.

A thought is a proposition with sense. And it is precisely this second part that is the important point. There is no reason to look, as we have done traditionally—and dogmatically—for one, essential core in which the meaning of a word is located and which is, therefore, common to all uses of that word.

McGuinness, B. Matar, Anat ed. Here, the authors contribute to discussions on foundational criteria with more general thoughts on the foundations of mathematics which are not connected to particular theories. The notes have been written during the years and a few passages are incorporated in the Philosophical Investigations which were composed later.

The traditional idea that a proposition houses a content and has a restricted number of Fregean forces such as assertion, question and commandgives way to an emphasis on the diversity of uses.

Imagine that a proof was a work of fiction, a stage play. Meaning Sect. This leads to an understanding of what the picture can picture; but also what it cannot—its own pictorial form. The Tractatus is a carefully constructed set of short propositions. Cannot watching a play lead me to something?

The volume is divided into three sections, the first two of which focus on the two most prominent candidate theories for a foundation of mathematics. Griffiths, A. Is, then, philosophy doomed to be nonsense unsinnigor, at best, senseless sinnlos when it does logic, but, in any case, meaningless?

In a world of contingency one cannot prove that a particular attitude is the correct one to take. Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent.Remarks on the Foundations of Mathematics Paperback – May 10 by Ludwig Wittgenstein (Author), G. H.

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von Wright (Editor), R. Rhees (Editor), & out of 5 stars 1 customer review. See all 10 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price 5/5(1).

For several terms at Cambridge inLudwig Wittgenstein lectured on the philosophical foundations of mathematics. A lecture class taught by Wittgenstein, however, hardly resembled a lecture.

He sat on a chair in the middle of the room, with some of the class sitting in chairs, some on the floor. He never used notes. He paused frequently, sometimes for several minutes, while he puzzled out. Jan 30,  · This substantially revised edition of Wittgenstein's Remarks on the Foundations of Mathematics contains one section, an essay of fifty pages, not previously published, as well as considerable additions to others sections.4/5().

His series of lectures on this and other topics were later documented in the book, "Wittgenstein's Lectures on the Foundations of Mathematics". He renounced or revised much of his earlier work, and developed a completely new philosophical method and a new understanding of language.

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