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Introduction<sup>*</sup>

Zalabardo José L.

in Wittgenstein's Early Philosophy

Published in print August 2012 | ISBN: 9780199691524
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191742262 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691524.003.0001
Introduction*

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This introduction introduces three central themes of the chapters in the collection: the relationship between Wittgenstein's account of representation and Russell's theories of judgment, the role of objects in the tractarian system and Wittgenstein's philosophical method. It argues that some central aspects of the tractarian theory of representation should be understood as a modification of Russell's ideas on judgment. It then discusses the role of Frege's context principle in Wittgenstein's ideas.

Keywords: Wittgenstein; Tractatus; Russell; judgment; representation; objects; method

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Subjects: History of Western Philosophy

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