Three from Vienna

My colleague Kelly Jolley’s anthology Wittgenstein: Key Concepts has just been published. I have a couple of pieces in it. Here’s the table of contents:

Wittgenstein: Key Concepts

Introduction: Kelly Dean Jolley [my AU colleague]
1. Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Remarks: Kelly Dean Jolley
2. Wittgenstein on Meaning and Meaning-Blindness: Craig Fox
3. Language Games and Private Language: Lars Hertzberg
4. Wittgenstein on Family Resemblance: Craig Fox
5. Ordinary/Everyday Language: Rupert Read
6. Wittgenstein on Rule-Following: Roderick T. Long
7. Thinking and Understanding: Phil Hutchinson
8. Psychologism and Philosophical Investigations: Kelly Dean Jolley
9. Moore’s Paradox Revisited: Avrum Stroll
10. Aspect Perception: Avner Baz
11. Knowing That the Standard Meter is One Meter Long: Heather Gert
[I went to high school with her (and enslaved her brother, but that’s another story)]
12. Therapy: Rupert Read
13. Criteria: Eric Loomis
[an APS colleague]
14. Grammatical Investigations: Roderick T. Long and Kelly Dean Jolley
15. Teaching and Learning: Arata Hamawaki
[another AU colleague]
16. Expression and Avowal: David Finkelstein

In related news, AU’s 3rd annual philosophy conference (3-5 March 2010) will also be devoted to Wiggy.

Finally, here’s one of Wiggy’s central insights set to music:

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7 Responses to Three from Vienna

  1. Dexter July 27, 2010 at 2:56 pm #

    that clip is god awful.

  2. Rad Geek July 27, 2010 at 3:28 pm #

    Couldn’t he have just whistled it?

  3. iceberg July 27, 2010 at 3:39 pm #


    Can the layperson jump into this book cold, or will he need to have first read and otherwise be familiar with Wittgenstein’s works?

    • Roderick July 29, 2010 at 9:23 pm #

      Well, I haven’t read it yet (apart from my and my colleagues’ contributions), so it’s hard to say.

  4. Kevin July 27, 2010 at 3:42 pm #

    Well, that clip was ridiculous in the extreme. If only if had been sayable rather than showable.

  5. MBH July 29, 2010 at 9:03 pm #

    I’m going to be like a kid at Christmas when this book comes in the mail.


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