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Cattedra di Filosofia del linguaggio – Philosophy of Language - CISCL
VIII Summer School in Mind & Language
San Niccolò Palace - via Roma, 56 – Floor III, room 354 –
(Wittgenstein Archives at the
Luciano Bazzocchi (Università di Siena)
Among the discussants: Nuno Venturinha, Giuseppe Varnier
Lessons will be in seminar form
A brief description of the course:
i. Issues of form in Wittgenstein and Wittgenstein scholarship
ii. The tree-like structure of the Tractatus
iii. How the Tractatus was formed
iv. Consequences for reading the Tractatus
v. The criss-cross form of the Philosophical Investigations
vi. How the Philosophical Investigations was formed
vii. Consequences for reading the Philosophical Investigations
viii. Is there an opposition between philosophy- and form-oriented readings of Wittgenstein?
E. Kanterian, Philosophy as Poetry? Reflections on Wittgenstein’s Style. In: Wittgenstein-Studien, Volume 3, Issue 1. pp. 95–132 (2012)
A. Pichler, The
Philosophical Investigations and Syncretistic Writing. In: The Textual Genesis of Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations.
Edited by Nuno Venturinha, pp. 65-80.
L. Wittgenstein, The Tractatus According to Its Own Form, L. Bazzocchi ed. (2014)
L. Wittgenstein, Philosophical Investigations, P.M.S. Hacker & J. Schulte eds. (2010)
Schedule: June 3: 10-13 and 15-18; June 4: 10-13 and 15-18; June 5: 10-13
Attendance is free of charge. The language of the course will be English.
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