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    Function as Use. Wittgenstein's Practical Turn in the Early Manuscripts.Florian Franken Figueiredo - 2018 - Philosophical Investigations 42 (1):66-96.
    The idea that the function of language is its use is commonly ascribed to the Later Wittgenstein. In this paper, I argue that there is textual evidence already coming from the early manuscripts proving that Wittgenstein's philosophical development is culminating in the idea of function as use around 1929–30. I interpret a passage from Ms‐107 in order to show that Wittgenstein's practical turn has sources in different stages of his philosophical development, each of which is dominated by different ideas: the (...)
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    Überreden und Überzeugen. Eine Verhältnisbestimmung aus der Perspektive des späten Wittgenstein.Florian Franken Figueiredo - 2015 - Deutsche Zeitschrift für Philosophie 63 (1):58-86.
    The word ‘persuasion’ can be used in two different ways. It can either implicate a process of changing someone’s belief or action without any argumentative justification or, to the contrary, indicate that the changes are indeed a result of argumentative discourse. These two different uses are part of a conceptual development in the history of philosophy. Nowadays they are often placed in contrast to each other, whereby persuasion in philosophy as a non-argumentative act is taken as doubtful and even unsound. (...)
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