The Resource Wittgenstein and value : the quest for meaning, Eric B. Litwack

Wittgenstein and value : the quest for meaning, Eric B. Litwack

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Wittgenstein and value : the quest for meaning
Title
Wittgenstein and value
Title remainder
the quest for meaning
Statement of responsibility
Eric B. Litwack
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author presents Wittgenstein's many challenging ideas and arguments related to the notion of value theory and the implications of his work for debates in contemporary ethics, aesthetics and religious studies
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Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
121/.8092
Index
index present
LC call number
B3376.W564
LC item number
L58 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Continuum studies in British philosophy
Label
Wittgenstein and value : the quest for meaning, Eric B. Litwack
Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 164-169) and index
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  • net
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Wittgenstein's early conception of value. An outline of tractarian ontology ; Value, the self, and the mystical ; The lecture on ethics ; Conclusion --Language-games, the private language argument and aspect psychology. Language-games ; The private language argument ; Aspect psychology ; Conclusion -- The soul and attitudes towards the living. Wittgenstein's general conception of the soul ; Ilham Dilman on the soul and seeing-as ; Religious contexts ; J.B. Watson and the denial of the soul ; Attitudes towards other minds and forms of life ; The soul and the face ; Aspect-blindness and dawning ; Conclusion -- Particularism, rule-following, and evaluations. David McNaughton on the property of humanity and particularism ; John McDowell on rule-following and values ; Peter Winch on moral particularism ; Conclusion -- The meaning and value of the religious point of view. Wittgenstein on Frazer's golden bough ; Truth in religion ; Conclusion -- Wittgenstein on art: reactions and causes. Aesthetics, causes, and natural history ; A contemporary evolutionary account of aesthetic value ; Neuroscientific accounts ; Conclusion -- Aesthetic realism and the definition of art. Aesthetic historicism and relativism ; Institutional and historical theories of art ; Conclusion -- Forms of life, moral truth, and justification. Cora Diamond on forms on seeing-as, theory and imagination ; Paul Johnston on moral justification and truth ; D.Z. Phillips and H.O. Mounce on the justification of morality ; Conclusion -- Doubt and certainty: framework beliefs and core values. An overview of certainty ; Avrum Stroll, Anthony O'Hear and Cyril Barrett on certainty and value ; Conclusion -- Cultural relativism and institutional embodiment. Peter Winch on cultural relativism ; Sabina Lovibond on moral facts and institutional embodiment ; Cyril Barrett on cultural relativism ; Conclusion -- How to do things with Wittgenstein -- Conclusion: how to do things with Wittgenstein
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ocn676697366
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1 online resource (xii, 176 pages)
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441175564
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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remote
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  • (OCoLC)676697366
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