Wittgenstein and Justice: On the Significance of Ludwig Wittgenstein for Social and Political Thought

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University of California Press, Jan 1, 1972 - Philosophy - 360 pages
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Hanna Pitkin argues that Wittgenstein's later philosophy offers a revolutionary new conception of language, and hence a new and deeper understanding of ourselves and the world of human institutions and action.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Wittgensteins Two Visions of Language
24
Language Learning and Meaning
50
Context Sense and Concepts
71
The Problem of Words and the World
99
Grammar and Forms of Life
116
Language Regions Moral Discourse and Action
140
Socrates and Thrasymachus
169
Judgment
219
Action and the Problem of Social Science
241
Explanation Freedom and the Concepts of Social Science
264
Philosophy and the Study of Political Theory
287
Political Theory and the Modern Predicament
316
Bibliography
341
Index
351
Copyright

Membership the Social and the Political
193

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About the author (1972)

Hanna Fenichel Pitkin is Professor of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley, and author of Fortune is a Woman: Gender and Politics in the Thought of Niccolo Machiavelli (California, 1987).

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