The Uses of Sense: Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Language  -     By: Charles Travis
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The Uses of Sense: Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Language

Oxford University Press / 2001 / Paperback

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 416
Vendor: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2001
Dimensions: 9.16 X 6.20 X 0.81 (inches)
ISBN: 0199245878
ISBN-13: 9780199245871

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This book provides a novel interpretation of the ideas about language in Ludwig Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations. Travis places the "private language argument" in the context of wider themes in the Investigations, and thereby develops a picture of what it is for words to bear the meaning they do. He elaborates two versions of a private language argument, and shows the consequences of these for current trends in the philosophical theory of meaning.

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