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The First Attempt to Extend the Treatment of the Ego to Sensations and Their Types: Other Minds

David Pears

in The False Prison Volume Two

Published in print November 1988 | ISBN: 9780198244868
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191598210 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/019824486X.003.0004
 The First Attempt to Extend the Treatment of the Ego to Sensations and Their Types: Other Minds

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Argues that the problem Wittgenstein was concerned with in the transition period around 1929 did not regard the external world but other minds. Pears delineates this problem as it struck Wittgenstein and reveals how it caused the change in philosophical outlook and influenced his later philosophy of psychology.

Keywords: early Wittgenstein; late Wittgenstein; other minds; philosophy of psychology; Wittgenstein; world

Chapter.  14495 words. 

Subjects: History of Western Philosophy

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