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A Wittgenstein Dictionary (Blackwell Philosopher Dictionaries) [Paperback]

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This lucid and accessible dictionary presents technical terms that Wittgenstein introduced into philosophical debate or transformed substantially, and also topics to which he made a substantial contribution. Hans-Johann Glock places Wittgenstein's ideas in their relevance to current debates. The entries delineate Wittgenstein's lines of argument on particular issues, assessing their strengths and weaknesses, and shed light on fundamental exegetical controversies.
The dictionary entries are prefaced by a 'Sketch of a Intellectual Biography', which links the basic themes of the early and later philosophy and describes the general development of Wittgenstein's thinking. Extensive textual references, a detailed index and an annotated bibliography will facilitate further study. Authoritative, comprehensive and clear, the volume will be welcomed by anyone with an interest in Wittgenstein - his life, work or influence.
Each Blackwell Philosopher Dictionary presents the life and work of an individual philosopher in a scholarly but accessible manner. Entries cover key ideas and thoughts, as well as the main themes of the philosopher's works. A comprehensive biographical sketch is also included.

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  • Library Journal - 01/01/1996 page 102

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Wiley-Blackwell
Pages   416
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.01" Width: 5.99" Height: 0.89"
Weight:   1.3 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Feb 5, 1996
Publisher   Wiley-Blackwell
Edition  New  
ISBN  0631185372  
ISBN13  9780631185376  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Hans-Johann Glock is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Reading. He has been Visiting Professor at Queen's University, Ontario and a research fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at Bielefeld University. He is the author ofQuine and Davidson (2003); editor of The Rise of Analytic Philosophy (Blackwell 1997), Wittgenstein: A Critical Reader (Blackwell 2001) Strawson and Kant (2003); and co-editor, with Robert L. Arrington, of Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations (1991) and Wittgenstein and Quine (1996).

Glock has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Blackwell Critical Readers
  2. Blackwell Philosopher Dictionaries

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Best book on W out there  Aug 13, 2003
Excellent work. Along with D.F. Pears's "The False Mirror", this "dictionary" is as in-depth and wide-ranging as we could hope. I tested it by looking up "logical objects", a rather minor topic from the Tractatus but one on which Wittgenstein made definitive criticisms of Frege and Russell. The entry was thorough and clear, and I used it countless times while studying the Tractatus and PI. An excellent work for those already familiar with Wittgenstein, and for those wrestling with his ideas for the first time alike.
A useful dictionary  Jul 30, 2000
Hans-Johann Glock har written a useful dictionary. For everyone writing about Wittgenstein, this volume is helpful. If one wonder whether one's interpretation of LW is reasonable or not and want to check with a progressive scholar, the book is brilliant. Also, the dictionary is so thorough that it might teach you a lot about Wittgenstein. If you have questions concerning Wittgenstein's views on the autonomy of language, grammar, religion, rule-following, private language etc, you should get this book.

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