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Philosophical Investigations

Ludwig Wittgenstein P. M. S. Hacker Joachim Schulte

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Blackwell Publishing
06 November 2009
Incorporating significant editorial changes from earlier editions, the fourth edition of Ludwig Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations is the definitive en face German-English version of the most important work of 20th-century philosophy The extensively revised English translation incorporates many hundreds of changes to Anscombe?s original translation Footnoted remarks in the earlier editions have now been relocated in the text What was previously referred to as ?

Part 2? is now republished as Philosophy of Psychology ? A Fragment, and all the remarks in it are numbered for ease of reference New detailed editorial endnotes explain decisions of translators and identify references and allusions in Wittgenstein's original text Now features new essays on the history of the Philosophical Investigations, and the problems of translating Wittgenstein?s text
By:   Ludwig Wittgenstein
Edited by:   P. M. S. Hacker, Joachim Schulte
Imprint:   Blackwell Publishing
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   4th Revised edition
Dimensions:   Height: 228mm,  Width: 154mm,  Spine: 30mm
Weight:   832g
ISBN:   9781405159296
ISBN 10:   1405159294
Pages:   592
Publication Date:   06 November 2009
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational ,  A / AS level ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Peter Hacker is the author of the four-volume Analytical Commentary on the Philosophical Investigations (Blackwell, 1980-96) the first two volumes co-authored with G. P. Baker (Second Editions, 2003, 2009) and of Wittgenstein's Place in Twentieth-century Analytic Philosophy (Blackwell, 1996). He has also written extensively on philosophy of mind, including Philosophical Foundations of Neuroscience (Blackwell, 2003) and History of Cognitive Neuroscience (Wiley-Blackwell, 2008), co-authored with M. R. Bennett, and Human Nature: The Categorial Framework (Blackwell, 2007), the first volume of a trilogy on human nature. Joachim Schulte edited the authoritative critical-genetic edition of Wittgenstein's Philosophische Untersuchungen (2001). He is author of Wittgenstein: An Introduction (1989), Chor und Gesetz: Wittgenstein im Kontext (1990), Experience and Expression: Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Psychology (1993), and of many dozens of philosophical papers.

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