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The False Prison Volume One$
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David Pears

Print publication date: 1987

Print ISBN-13: 9780198247708

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0198247702.001.0001

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Close‐up: The Later System

Close‐up: The Later System

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(p.34) 3 Close‐up: The Later System
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The False Prison Volume One
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David Pears

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0198247702.003.0003

Outlines Wittgenstein's later philosophy in the light of the interpretations sketched in Ch. 2. The concepts of solipsism and the ego provide the basis on which Pears introduces crucial elements of Wittgenstein's later thought, such as rule‐following and the possibility of a logically private language.

Keywords:   ego, private language, rule‐following, solipsism, Wittgenstein

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