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    Wittgenstein.Severin Schroeder - 2010 - In Timothy O'Connor & Constantine Sandis (eds.), A Companion to the Philosophy of Action. Oxford, UK: Wiley‐Blackwell. pp. 554–561.
    This chapter contains sections titled: Voluntary Action Reasons and Causes References.
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    Mathematics and Forms of Life.Severin Schroeder - 2015 - Nordic Wittgenstein Review 4:111-130.
    According to Wittgenstein, mathematics is embedded in, and partly constituting, a form of life. Hence, to imagine different, alternative forms of elementary mathematics, we should have to imagine different practices, different forms of life in which they could play a role. If we tried to imagine a radically different arithmetic we should think either of a strange world or of people acting and responding in very peculiar ways. If such was their practice, a calculus expressing the norms of representation they (...)
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    Wittgenstein on aesthetics and philosophy.Severin Schroeder - 2019 - Revista de Historiografía 32:11-21.
    Wittgenstein offers three objections to the idea of aesthetics as a branch of psychology: (i) Statistical data about people’s preferences have no normative force. (ii) Artistic value is not instrumental value, a capacity to produce independently identifiable – and scientifically measurable – psychological effects. (iii) While psychological investigations may bring to light the causes of aesthetic preferences, they fail to provide reasons for them. According to Wittgenstein, aesthetic explanations (unlike scientific explanations) are poignant synoptic representations of aspects of a work, (...)
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    Wittgenstein.Severin Schroeder - 2010 - In Timothy O'Connor & Constantine Sandis (eds.), A Companion to the Philosophy of Action. Oxford, UK: Wiley‐Blackwell. pp. 554–561.
    This chapter contains sections titled: Voluntary Action Reasons and Causes References.
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    Analytic truths and grammatical propositions.Severin Schroeder - 2009 - In P. M. S. Hacker, Hans-Johann Glock & John Hyman (eds.), Wittgenstein and Analytic Philosophy: Essays for P. M. S. Hacker. Oxford University Press. pp. 83-108.
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    A Tale of two problems: Wittgenstein's discussion of aspect perception.Severin Schroeder - unknown
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    Schopenhauer’s Influence on Wittgenstein.Severin Schroeder - 2012 - In Bart Vandenabeele (ed.), A Companion to Schopenhauer. Oxford, UK: Wiley‐Blackwell. pp. 367-385.
    This chapter contains sections titled: I II III IV V Notes References.
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    Schopenhauer and Hume on will and causation.Severin Schroeder - 2018 - In Oxford Handbook of Schopenhauer. Oxford University Press.
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    ‘Too ridiculous for words’: Wittgenstein on scientific aesthetics.Severin Schroeder - unknown
  10. The tightrope Walker.Severin Schroeder - 2007 - Ratio 20 (4):442-463.
    Contrary to a widespread interpretation, Wittgenstein did not regard credal statements as merely metaphorical expressions of an attitude towards life. He accepted that Christian faith involves belief in God's existence. At the same time he held that although as a hypothesis, God's existence is extremely implausible, Christian faith is not unreasonable. Is that a consistent view? According to Wittgenstein, religious faith should not be seen as a hypothesis, based on evidence, but as grounded in a proto‐religious attitude, a way of (...)
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    The Concept of Trying.Severin Schroeder - 2001 - Philosophical Investigations 24 (3):213-227.
    It is widely held that whenever someone φs, that person tries to do φ. I examine arguments by B. O’Shaughnessy and J. Hornsby, and considerations by P. Grice in support of that thesis. I argue that none of them are convincing. The remainder of the paper defends an analysis of the concept of trying along the lines opposed by Grice et al. By speaking of someone’s trying to φ the speaker leaves the room for failure or the possibility of failure. (...)
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    The Concept of Trying.Severin Schroeder - 2001 - Philosophical Investigations 24 (3):213-227.
    It is widely held that whenever someone φs, that person tries to do φ. I examine arguments by B. O’Shaughnessy and J. Hornsby, and considerations by P. Grice in support of that thesis. I argue that none of them are convincing. The remainder of the paper defends an analysis of the concept of trying along the lines opposed by Grice et al. By speaking of someone’s trying to φ the speaker leaves the room for failure or the possibility of failure. (...)
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    Grammar and Grammatical Statements.Severin Schroeder - 2017 - In Hans-Johann Glock & John Hyman (eds.), A Companion to Wittgenstein. Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell. pp. 252–268.
    “Grammar” is Ludwig Wittgenstein's preferred term for the workings of a language: the system of rules that determine linguistic meaning. A philosophical study of language is a study of “grammar”, in this sense, and insofar as any philosophical investigation is concerned with conceptual details, which manifest themselves in language, it is a grammatical investigation. In the Tractatus Logico‐Philosophicus Wittgenstein offered a mathematical picture of language: presenting language as a calculus. Like a calculus, language was claimed to be governed by syntactic (...)
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    Are reasons causes?Severin Schroeder - unknown
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    Private language and private experience.Severin Schroeder - 2001 - In Hans-Johann Glock (ed.), Wittgenstein: a critical reader. Malden, MA: Blackwell. pp. 174-198.
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    God, lions, and Englishwomen.Severin Schroeder - 2018 - In Understanding and Comprehension. De Gruyter. pp. 171-184.
    Wittgenstein shows that understanding is a capacity, and cannot be accounted for by mental representations of what is understood. But if a person’s understanding or thinking cannot be accounted for by occurrences of mental representations, then understanding that person cannot be a matter of knowing what is going on inside him or her: what representations he or she has in his or her mind. That, I argue, is the point of Wittgenstein’s famous and frequently misunderstood saying, “If a lion could (...)
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    Wittgenstein on Mathematics.Severin Schroeder - 2020 - London: Routledge.
    This book offers a detailed account and discussion of Ludwig Wittgenstein's philosophy of mathematics. In Part I, the stage is set with a brief presentation of Frege's logicist attempt to provide arithmetic with a foundation and Wittgenstein's criticisms of it, followed by sketches of Wittgenstein's early views of mathematics, in the Tractatus and in the early 1930s. Then, Wittgenstein's mature philosophy of mathematics is carefully presented and examined. Schroeder explains that it is based on two key ideas: the calculus view (...)
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    Mathematical propositions as rules of grammar.Severin Schroeder - 2014 - Grazer Philosophische Studien 89 (1):23-38.
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    On some standard objections to mathematical conventionalism.Severin Schroeder - 2017 - Belgrade Philosophical Annual 30:83-98.
    According to Wittgenstein, mathematical propositions are rules of grammar, that is, conventions, or implications of conventions. So his position can be regarded as a form of conventionalism. However, mathematical conventionalism is widely thought to be untenable due to objections presented by Quine, Dummett and Crispin Wright. It has also been argued that only an implausibly radical form of conventionalism could withstand the critical implications of Wittgenstein’s rule-following considerations. In this article I discuss those objections to conventionalism and argue that none (...)
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    Wittgenstein on grammar and grammatical statements.Severin Schroeder - unknown
  21. Wittgenstein and contemporary philosophy of mind.Severin Schroeder (ed.) - 2001 - New York: Palgrave.
    Wittgenstein and Contemporary Philosophy of Mind aims to reassess the work of Wittgenstein in terms of its importance to contemporary debates surrounding the philosophy of mind.The first part of this study examines Wittgenstein in the context of current views on the human mind in relation to the body and behavior. The arguments confront the views of Quine and Dennett, as well as functionalism, eliminative materialism, and the current debate about consciousness. The essays that make up the second part focus on (...)
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    The tightrope walker.Severin Schroeder - 2008 - In John Preston (ed.), Wittgenstein and Reason. Oxford, UK: Blackwell. pp. 85-106.
    This chapter contains sections titled: I II III IV V Bibliography.
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    Why Juliet is the Sun.Severin Joachim Schroeder - 2004 - In Mark Siebel & Markus Textor (eds.), Semantik Und Ontologie: Beiträge Zur Philosophischen Forschung. Ontos Verlag. pp. 2--63.
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  24. Hempel's Paradox, Law‐likeness and Causal Relations.Severin Schroeder - 2009 - Philosophical Investigations 32 (3):244-263.
    It is widely thought that Bayesian confirmation theory has provided a solution to Hempel's Paradox (the Ravens Paradox). I discuss one well‐known example of this approach, by John Mackie, and argue that it is unconvincing. I then suggest an alternative solution, which shows that the Bayesian approach is altogether mistaken. Nicod's Condition should be rejected because a generalisation is not confirmed by any of its instances if it is not law‐like. And even law‐like non‐basic empirical generalisations, which are expressions of (...)
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    Wittgenstein and his legacy.Severin Schroeder - 2018 - In Amy Kind (ed.), Philosophy of Mind in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries: The History of the Philosophy of Mind, Volume 6. New York: Routledge.
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    Wittgenstein and Naturalism.Eugen Fischer & Severin Schroeder - 2017 - Routledge.
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    Is thinking a kind of speaking?Severin Schroeder - 1995 - Philosophical Investigations 18 (2):139-150.
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    Moore's Paradox and First-Person Authority.Severin Schroeder - 2006 - Grazer Philosophische Studien 71 (1):161-174.
    This paper explores Wittgenstein's attempts to explain the peculiarities of the first-person use of 'believe' that manifest themselves in Moore's paradox, discussed in, Part II, section x. An utterance of the form 'p and I do not believe that p' is a kind of contradiction, for the second conjunct is not, as it might appear, just a description of my mental state, but an expression of my belief that not-p, contradicting the preceding expression of my belief that p. Thus, 'I (...)
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    The Demand for Synoptic Representations and the Private Language Discussion.Severin Schroeder - 2004 - In Erich Ammereller & Eugen Fisher (eds.), Wittgenstein at Work: Method in the Philosophical Investigations. New York: Routledge. pp. 147.
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    Explication, Description and Enlightenment.Severin Schroeder & John Preston - 2019 - History of Philosophy & Logical Analysis 22 (1):106-120.
    In the first chapter of his book Logical Foundations of Probability, Rudolf Carnap introduced and endorsed a philosophical methodology which he called the method of ‘explication’. P.F. Strawson took issue with this methodology, but it is currently undergoing a revival. In a series of articles, Patrick Maher has recently argued that explication is an appropriate method for ‘formal epistemology’, has defended it against Strawson’s objection, and has himself put it to work in the philosophy of science in further clarification of (...)
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    Art, value and function.Severin Schroeder - unknown
    Is the concept of a work of art an evaluative concept: does its application imply a positive evaluation? I shall discuss this question by considering two opposing attempts at defining art, namely the Institutional Theory and the view that art is a functional concept. I shall argue that the concept of art does not imply an unconditionally positive evaluation, but that art is a prestige concept. Moreover, it will be shown that functional definitions of art are flawed.
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    Can I Have Your Pain?Severin Schroeder - 2013 - Philosophical Investigations 36 (1):201-209.
    In the so-called private language argument, Wittgenstein argues both against the alleged epistemological privacy of sensations and against their alleged ontological privacy, that is, the common view that somebody else cannot have my pain. A prominent proponent of the claim of sensations' ontological privacy was Gottlob Frege, whose position has recently been defended by Wolfgang Künne. This paper reconsiders Wittgenstein's objections to ontological privacy and attempts to defend Wittgenstein's position against Künne's Frege-inspired arguments.
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    Can I Have Your Pain?Severin Schroeder - 2013 - Philosophical Investigations 36 (3):201-209.
    In the so‐called private language argument, Wittgenstein argues both against the alleged epistemological privacy of sensations and against their alleged ontological privacy, that is, the common view that somebody else cannot have my pain. A prominent proponent of the claim of sensations' ontological privacy was Gottlob Frege, whose position has recently been defended by Wolfgang Künne. This paper reconsiders Wittgenstein's objections to ontological privacy and attempts to defend Wittgenstein's position against Künne's Frege‐inspired arguments.
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    Music and Metaphor.Severin Schroeder - unknown
    Peter Kivy’s contour theory provides a promising explanation of the way we describe instrumental music as expressive of emotions. I argue that if, unlike Kivy, we emphasise the metaphorical character of such descriptions, the contour theory, as a strategy for unpacking such metaphors, can be defended convincingly against common objections. This approach is more satisfactory than those of Scruton and Peacocke, who make much of metaphorical experiences, but leave the underlying metaphors unexplained. Moreover, it gives the contour theory a wider (...)
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    Belief and ‘Belief’: Reply to Burley.Severin Schroeder - unknown
  36. Creativity.Severin Schroeder - 2018 - De Gruyter.
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    Conjecture, Proof, and Sense in Wittgenstein’s Philosophy of Mathematics.Severin Schroeder - 2007 - In Christoph Jäger & Winfried Löffler (eds.), Epistemology: Contexts, Values, Disagreement. Papers of the 34th International Ludwig Wittgenstein-Symposium in Kirchberg, 2011. The Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society. pp. 459-474.
    One of the key tenets in Wittgenstein’s philosophy of mathematics is that a mathematical proposition gets its meaning from its proof. This seems to have the paradoxical consequence that a mathematical conjecture has no meaning, or at least not the same meaning that it will have once a proof has been found. Hence, it would appear that a conjecture can never be proven true: for what is proven true must ipso facto be a different proposition from what was only conjectured. (...)
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    Der Traum-Verdacht.Severin Schroeder - 1997 - Allgemeine Zeitschrift für Philosophie 22 (3):273-286.
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    Dreams and Grammar: Reply to Hanfling.Severin Schroeder - 2000 - Philosophical Investigations 23 (1):70-72.
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    Das Privatsprachen-Argument: Wittgenstein über Empfindung & Ausdruck.Severin Schroeder - 1998 - F. Schoningh.
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    Elucidation and ostensive explanation.Severin Schroeder - unknown
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    Explication, description and enlightenment.Severin Schroeder & John Preston - 2019 - History of Philosophy & Logical Analysis 22:106-120.
    Rudolf Carnap introduced and endorsed a philosophical methodology which he called the method of ‘explication’. P.F. Strawson took issue with this methodology, but it is currently undergoing a revival. In a series of articles, Patrick Maher has recently argued that explication is an appropriate method for ‘formal epistemology’, has defended it against Strawson’s objection, and has himself put it to work in the philosophy of science in further clarification of the very concepts on which Carnap originally used it (degree of (...)
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  43. Explanation in Action Theory and Historiography: Causal and Teleological Approaches.Severin Schroeder (ed.) - 2019 - Routledge.
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    Franz Josef Czernin und die Metapher.Severin Schroeder - 2017 - In Franz Josef Czernin. pp. 191-196.
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  45. Franz Josef Czernin.Severin Schroeder - 2017
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    Friedrich Waismann’s philosophy of mathematics.Severin Schroeder & Harry Tomany - 2019 - In Dejan Makovec & Stewart Shapiro (eds.), Friedrich Waismann: The Open Texture of Analytic Philosophy. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 67-88.
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    Intuition, decision, compulsion.Severin Schroeder - unknown
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    Metaphor and metamorphosis.Severin Schroeder - 2018 - In Creativity. De Gruyter.
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  49. Oxford Handbook of Schopenhauer.Severin Schroeder - 2018 - Oxford University Press.
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    Poetic metaphors.Severin Schroeder - unknown
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