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Title: Wittgenstein on Representability and Possibility (Forthcoming)
Authors: Johnston, Colin
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Editors: Pincock, C
Lapointe, S
Citation: Johnston C (2016) Wittgenstein on Representability and Possibility (Forthcoming). In: Pincock C, Lapointe S (ed.). Innovations in the History of Analytical Philosophy. Innovations series, London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Series/Report no.: Innovations series
Abstract: First paragraph: It is a central claim of the Tractatus that a proposition “contains the possibility of the state of affairs it represents” (TLP §2.203). This essay seeks to understand this claim, and so to understand why “we cannot think anything unlogical” (TLP §3.03), why “it is impossible to judge a nonsense” (TLP §5.5422).
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Type: Part of book or chapter of book
Affiliation: Philosophy

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