By Susana Nuccetelli, Ofelia Schutte, Otávio Bueno
This entire selection of unique essays written by means of a world team of students addresses the imperative subject matters in Latin American philosophy.Represents the main accomplished survey of historic and modern Latin American philosophy on hand todayComprises a specifically commissioned selection of essays, lots of them written by way of Latin American authorsExamines the heritage of Latin American philosophy and its present matters, lines the advance of the self-discipline, and provides biographical sketches of key Latin American thinkersShowcases the variety of techniques, matters, and types that symbolize the sector
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Baker criticised the new interpretation of the Tractatus in an unpublished review. Hanﬂing (1989) notes this state of affairs. Examples of interpreters who are strongly critical of Wittgenstein are Hintikka and Cook (see §7 below). Interestingly, their reading of Wittgenstein is also signiﬁcantly at odds with most other interpreters. It should go without saying that there is no sharp distinction between giving an interpretation of Wittgenstein and doing philosophy in Wittgenstein’s spirit, nor one between Wittgensteinians and non-Wittgensteinians.
G. ‘Remarks on Logical Form’, The Brown Book and the joint effort with Waismann leading to The Principles of Linguistic Philosophy (on the latter see Baker 1979, 245). See Pichler (2004), 199f. for a more detailed list of what could count as stylistic elements. For an early analysis of Wittgenstein’s style see Binkley (1973). CV, 77e. 1). And as he notes in 1937 (MS 118, 95v): ‘I have often tried, in vain, to put [my remarks] into a satisfactory order or to thread them together in one string of words.
Wittgenstein’s ideas have been similarly inﬂuential in debates within meta-ethics. 59 There has also been disagreement about the implications of Wittgenstein’s philosophy for subjects on which he wrote or said virtually nothing, such as political philosophy. 60 Most recently – since the 1990s – discussion of Wittgenstein has increasingly centred on his conception of the nature of philosophy, a focus also reﬂected by many of the papers in this volume (see Hilmy 1987; Glock 1991; 2004; Kienzler 1997; Baker 2004; Ammereller and Fischer eds.
A Companion to Latin American Philosophy by Susana Nuccetelli, Ofelia Schutte, Otávio Bueno