Simple Objects: Complex Questions

Hans Sluga

in Wittgenstein's Early Philosophy

Published in print August 2012 | ISBN: 9780199691524
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191742262 | DOI:
Simple Objects: Complex Questions

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The chapter examines Wittgenstein's doctrine that there must be simple objects that form the substance of the world. Focusing on the 1914–1916 notebooks it seeks to determine the emergence of this doctrine and the reasons for its ultimate destruction.

Keywords: Wittgenstein; Tractatus; simple objects

Chapter.  8080 words. 

Subjects: History of Western Philosophy

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