- adj. Of or pertaining to the person or ideas of Ludwig Wittgenstein, an Austrian-born twentieth-century philosopher noted for the idea of "family resemblance" as that which individual objects of a sense of a term have in common.
- n. One who believes or follows the principles of Ludwig Wittgenstein.
- Wittgenstein + -ian (Wiktionary)
““ “ “, 2001, ˜Wittgensteinian Lessons on Particularism™, in Carl Elliot (ed.), Wittgensteinian Bioethics, Durham, NC: Duke University Press, pp. 161 “ 80”
“John Harrison's The Course of the Heart "Wittgensteinian".”
“But I came around to a Wittgensteinian point of view that the practice of philosophy — as in “the stuff an assistant professor needs to do to get tenure in a philosophy department” — is not a very valuable human activity.”
“To my non-Wittgensteinian classmates, this view was philosophical heresy.”
“As I said in my initial post, to me Consciousness Explained is a great example of a Wittgensteinian project of shewing the fly out of the bottle.”
“Instead, Wittgensteinian ideas had a pervasive “drip, drip, drip” influence on me in large part because of his influence on other writers who directly impacted me more. pjcamp says:”
“Like James had this idea, it's maybe Wittgensteinian but less sophisticated and maybe more true, where speaking words could make things real.”
“Whether you're a realist and/or foundationalist or not, whether you're a neo-Wittgensteinian pragmatist or not, whether you're an unreconstructed sense-data theorist or not, whether you're a partisan of 'naturalized epistemology' or not, justification comes to a halt either by rational necessity Ã la Cartesian meditation, or sheer fatigue and, frankly, sheer boredom.”
“Then I present a short history of developments in philosophy that have shown us how to get out of this particular Wittgensteinian fly-bottle.4 This account will end with the suggestion that downward causation is best understood in terms of “context-sensitive constraints” imposed by global characteristics of a dynamical system.”
“Furthermore, it might be worthwhile for AK to note that postmodernist writers like Jean Baudrillard take the cake for nonsensibility in a Wittgensteinian sense I mention this because AK goes so far as to include full essays of Baudrillard's on Insomnia.”
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