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Wittgenstein and Naturalism

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2018.07.22 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Kevin M. Cahill and Thomas Raleigh (eds.), Wittgenstein and Naturalism, Routledge, 2018, 338pp., $140.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781138236868. Reviewed by Jonathan Beale, Queen Anne's School This collection fills a lacuna, as the first volume focusing on the relationship between Wittgenstein and naturalism. It addresses important topics in current philosophical debates and is philosophical rather than exegetical in focus. The essays cover a wide variety of themes and are pertinent both to Wittgenstein scholarship and current debates concerning naturalism. All chapters address connections between naturalism and the later Wittgenstein’s philosophy, with the exception of Charles Travis’, which also concerns the early Wittgenstein. (Accordingly, in what follows ‘Wittgenstein’ denotes the later Wittgenstein, unless otherwise specified.) The fourteen chapters are divided into four parts. The question of whether Wittgenstein. . .

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