Universität Wien FIND

180501 SE Wittgenstein, Kripke and the Problem of Rule-Following (2010S)

6.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie
Continuous assessment of course work

Details

max. 45 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 03.03. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 2i NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 10.03. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 2i NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 17.03. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 2i NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 24.03. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 2i NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 14.04. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 2i NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 21.04. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 2i NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 28.04. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 2i NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 05.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 2i NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 12.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 2i NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 19.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 2i NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 26.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 2i NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 02.06. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 2i NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 09.06. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 2i NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 16.06. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 2i NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 23.06. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 2i NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 30.06. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 2i NIG 2.Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Critical engagement with Saul Kripke's interpretation of Wittgenstein's rule-following considerations.

Assessment and permitted materials

Relevant for the assessment: regular attendance, active participation in discussions, presentation, a 15-20 page essay on a topic related to the course.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

A good understanding of Kripke's "Wittgenstein on Rules and Private Language", and related writings by Wittgenstein; familiarity with the secondary literature.

Examination topics

Seminar with obligatory attendance, detailed engagement with texts, student presentations, discussions.

Reading list

Ahmed, A. Saul Kripke, London: Continuum, 2007.

A. Hattiangadi, Oughts and Thoughts: Rule-Following and the Normativity of Meaning, 2007.

S. Kripke, Wittgenstein on Rules and Private Language, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1982.

M. Kusch, A Sceptical Guide to Meaning and Rules: Defending Kripke's Wittgenstein, Chesham: Acumen, 2006.

A. Miller and C. Wright (eds.), Rule-Following and Meaning, Chesham: Acumen, 2002.

D. Whiting (ed.), The later Wittgenstein on Language, Houndsmill: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

L. Wittgenstein, Philosophical Investigations: The German Text with a Revised English Translation, tr. by G. E. M. Anscombe, Oxford: Blackwell 2001 (or later editions)


Association in the course directory

MA M 1, § 4.2.3 und § 4.1.4

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