Australasian Journal of Philosophy 96 (1):168-182 (2018)

This essay discusses Wittgenstein's conception of logic, early and late, and some of the types of logical system that he constructed. The essay shows that the common view according to which Wittgenstein had stopped engaging in logic as a philosophical discipline by the time of writing Philosophical Investigations is mistaken. It is argued that, on the contrary, logic continued to figure at the very heart of later Wittgenstein's philosophy; and that Wittgenstein's mature philosophy of logic contains many interesting thoughts that have gone widely unnoticed.
Keywords Wittgenstein  formal logic  philosophy of logic  Frege  concept-script  language-games
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DOI 10.1080/00048402.2017.1326512
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