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Wittgenstein: Connections and Controversies$
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P. M. S Hacker

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780199245697

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2005

DOI: 10.1093/019924569X.001.0001

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Developmental Hypotheses and Perspicuous Representations: Wittgenstein on Frazer's Golden Bough

Developmental Hypotheses and Perspicuous Representations: Wittgenstein on Frazer's Golden Bough

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(p.74) 3 Developmental Hypotheses and Perspicuous Representations: Wittgenstein on Frazer's Golden Bough
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Wittgenstein: Connections and Controversies
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P. M. S Hacker

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/019924569X.003.0003

Wittgenstein’s criticisms of Frazer’s explanation of the rule of succession of the priest-king of Nemi are clarified. Professor Frank Cioffi’s objections to Wittgenstein’s criticisms are examined. In an appendix, Professor Cioffi’s objections to this discussion are rebutted.

Keywords:   F. Cioffi, interpretation of ritual action, J.G. Frazer, meaning, perspicuous representation, the golden bough, understanding

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