Written over the last 18 months of his life and inspired by his interest in G. E. Moore's defense of common sense, this much discussed volume collects Wittgenstein's reflections on knowledge and certainty, on what it is to know a proposition for sure.
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Review: On CertaintyUser Review - Cay Hasselmann - Goodreads
This is one of my all time favorite books as it touches the area of certainty from a pure entomological aspect, not trying to bring any belief or disbelief in the picture. This is not something I have seen often. Read full review
Review: On CertaintyUser Review - David F. - Goodreads
Wittgenstein's On Certainty was written as a response to GE Moore's 1939 paper, “Proof of an External World.” In this paper, Moore applies what is known as the Moorean shift from modus ponens (if A ... Read full review