Friday, October 9, 2015

The Tractatus online

The Daily Nous has a nice set of links to online "Tractatus trees" here. They include the following:

Then there's this, which is surely one of the nicest versions of the Tractatus available online. 

And of course my online version of the Tractatus is here, which I should perhaps convert into tree form some time.  

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Kafka and Wittgenstein II

Remember this? Rebecca Schuman's book is now available to order, and Paul Johnston has a short ebook on Kafka out too (which does not mention Wittgenstein, as far as I know, but you can't have everything).

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Wittgenstein and Heidegger in paperback

This looks good:

Table of Contents

1. General Introduction David Egan, Stephen Reynolds, & Aaron James Wendland 2. The Meaning of Being and the Possibility of Discourse: Heidegger and Wittgenstein Converse Stephen Mulhall 3. Wittgenstein and Heidegger and the "Face" of Life in Our Time Simon Glendinning 4. The Provocation to Look and See: Appropriation, Recollection, and Formal Indication Denis McManus 5. The Authenticity of the Ordinary David Egan 6. Wittgenstein, Heidegger, and the Question of Phenomenology Charles Guignon 7. Understanding the Being of the "We": Wittgenstein, Heidegger, and Idealism Edward Minar 8. Heidegger and Wittgenstein on External World Skepticism Herman Philipse 9. What Science Leaves Unsaid Taylor Carman 10. Disintegrating Bugbears: Heidegger and Wittgenstein on Basic Laws of Thought Lee Braver 11. Understanding as a Finite Ability Joseph K. Schear 12. Human Activity as Indeterminate Social Event Theodore R. Schatzki 13. Heidegger’s Religious Picture Stephen Reynolds14. Words as Works of Art Aaron James Wendland 15. Wittgenstein and Heidegger as Romantic Modernists Anthony Rudd 16. Dwelling on Rough Ground: Heidegger, Wittgenstein, Architecture David R. Cerbone

Wittgenstein and Forms of Life

The Nordic Wittgenstein Review, published by the NWS, has published its first ever Special Issue, edited by Danièle Moyal-Sharrock, Piergiorgio Donatelli and Sandra Laugier in collaboration with the present editors of NWR.

It's open access, as always.

Note from the Editors    

Forms of Life    
Peter Hacker     1-20

Wittgenstein on Forms of Life, Patterns of Life, and Ways of Living    
Daniele Moyal-Sharrock     21-42

Forms of Life, Forms of Reality    
Piergiorgio Donatelli     43-62

Voice as Form of Life and Life Form    
Sandra Laugier     63-82

Tractarian Form as the Precursor to Forms of Life    
Chon Tejedor     83-109

Mathematics and Forms of Life
Severin Schroeder     111-130

“If Some People Looked Like Elephants and Others Like Cats”: Wittgenstein on Understanding Others and Forms of Life
Constantine Sandis     131-153

Elucidating Forms of Life. The Evolution of a Philosophical Tool    
Anna Boncompagni     155-175