The Second Edition of Wittgenstein: Rules, Grammar and Necessity
(the second volume of the landmark analytical commentary on Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations
) now includes extensively revised and supplemented coverage of the Wittgenstein's complex and controversial remarks on following rules.
- Includes thoroughly rewritten essays and the addition of one new essay on communitarian and individualist conceptions of rule-following
- Includes a greatly expanded essay on Wittgenstein’s conception of logical, mathematical and metaphysical necessity
- Features updates to the textual exegesis as the result of taking advantage of the search engine for the Bergen edition of the Nachlass
- Reflects the results of scholarly debates on rule-following that have raged over the past 20 years
Keywords: rules, rule-following, grammar, Philosophical Investigations, necessity, private language