Applying Wittgenstein / Rupert Read ; edited by Laura Cook
- Read, Rupert J., 1966-
- London ; New York : Continuum, 
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- Physical Description:
- xx, 187 pages ; 25 cm.
- Additional Creators:
- Cook, Laura L.
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- Continuum studies in British philosophy
- Language -- Towards a working through of 'meaning as use' -- Presumption versus assumption -- Distinguishing 'meaningful consequences' from 'grammatical effects' -- Towards a dynamic, applied conception of meaning -- What does 'signify' signify? -- Literature -- 'Wittgensteinian' poetry -- Wallace Stevens as 'Wittgensteinian' -- The many meanings of 'seeing' : a literary 'reminder' -- Invitations to nonsense : poetry considered as a therapeutic tool -- Wittgenstein as Stevensian? -- 'Modernist' performative literature : philosophy, poetry, prose -- 'Wittgensteinian' prose -- The 'strong grammar' of Faulkner's The sound and the fury -- Delusions of 'sense' in the 'representation' of derangement : the dangers of interpretation --'Creative mimicry' and the untranslatable metaphor --Wittgenstein and the 'sound of sense' -- Time -- Dummett challenged : beyond 'realist' and 'anti-realist' renderings of time -- Introduction -- Using nonsense to combat nonsense : different conceptions -- How to discuss matters with a realist -- Realism versus anti-realism? -- An intermediate conclusion -- Methodological reflections -- A better picture of time (-statements) -- On still wanting to ask, "what is time?" -- Conclusions : what is it to apply Wittgenstein to time? : or : what is a grammatical investigation? -- (Dis)solving the 'time-slice' conception of time -- Introduction -- How not to represent space-time -- Are we limited beings? -- Continuity -- Real time-slice talk -- Metaphysicians' time-slice talk -- Dummett on time-slices -- Against time-slice talk? -- In closing.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages -182) and index.
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