Palgrave Macmillan (2019)

Authors
Abstract
This edited collection covers Friedrich Waismann's most influential contributions to twentieth-century philosophy of language: his concepts of open texture and language strata, his early criticism of verificationism and the analytic-synthetic distinction, as well as their significance for experimental and legal philosophy. In addition, Waismann's original papers in ethics, metaphysics, epistemology and the philosophy of mathematics are here evaluated. They introduce Waismann's theory of action along with his groundbreaking work on fiction, proper names and Kafka's Trial. Waismann is known as the voice of Ludwig Wittgenstein in the Vienna Circle. At the same time we find in his works a determined critic of logical positivism and ordinary language philosophy, who anticipated much later developments in the analytic tradition and devised his very own vision for its future.
Keywords Waismann  Wittgenstein  Ryle  Carnap  Quine  Fiction  Open Texture  Language Strata  Analyticity
Categories (categorize this paper)
Buy this book $103.84 used (26% off)   $103.85 new (26% off)   Amazon page
ISBN(s) 978-3-030-25007-2   978-3-030-25008-9   3030250105   3030250075   9783030250072
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 72,607
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

Chapters

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Vienna Circle.Thomas Uebel - 2008 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

H. L. A. Hart and the "Open Texture" of Language.Brian Bix - 1991 - Law and Philosophy 10 (1):51 - 72.
Waismann on Open Texture.K. Wallace - 1972 - Journal of Thought 7 (1):39-45.
Conceptual Engineering for Mathematical Concepts.Fenner Stanley Tanswell - 2018 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 61 (8):881-913.
Open Textured Terms and the Place of Discretion in Law and Ethics.Joan Marie Esposito - 1982 - Dissertation, State University of New York at Stony Brook
Analytic-Synthetic.Friedrich Waismann - 1949 - Analysis 10 (2):25 - 40.
Analytic-Synthetic II.Friedrich Waismann - 1950 - Analysis 11 (2):25 - 38.
Analytic-Synthetic.Charles A. Baylis - 1949 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 21 (1):84-85.
Waismann's Critique of Wittgenstein.Anthony Birch - 2007 - Analysis and Metaphysics 6:263-272.
Waismann Versus Ewing on Causality.[author unknown] - 2011 - Vienna Circle Institute Yearbook 15:207-224.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2019-03-25

Total views
44 ( #261,143 of 2,533,643 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
5 ( #136,750 of 2,533,643 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes