Kant After Derrida by Phil Rothfield

By Phil Rothfield

Kant after Derrida is an edited selection of essays from an authoritative and overseas checklist of individuals that addresses the legacy of Kant after Derrida, assessing the central issues of touch and dissonance among the Derridean deconstructive process and Kant's severe process.

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Now the speaker's own pronouncements about addition will ultimately be based on her own conviction or feeling of confidence about the right thing to say. But she will have the same conviction or feeling of confidence both when her pronouncements are correct and when they are sincere but incorrect. Thus no circumstances license her to say of herself that she is adding incorrectly; and if her language is a private one, intelligible in principle only to herself, there will be no circumstances that allow anyone to say of her that she is using '+' incorrectly.

I. Title. ] Contents Preface ix Abbreviations xiii One. Reading Wittgenstein 1 i. Wittgenstein's Old and New Ways of Thinking 4 2. Some Received Readings of the Investigations 7 3. Kripke's Reading of Wittgenstein 9 4. The Sceptical Paradox II 5. The Private Language Argument 15 6. From Truth to Assertibility? 18 Two. The Metaphysics and Semantics of the Tractatus 20 i. The Status of the Tractatus' Metaphysics 22 2. Objects 25 3. The Simplicity of Objects 30 4. The Ineffability of Pictorial Form 34 5.

The Status of the Tractatus' Metaphysics 22 2. Objects 25 3. The Simplicity of Objects 30 4. The Ineffability of Pictorial Form 34 5. A Resolute Reading of the Tractatus 37 6. The Vacuity of Pictorial Form 40 7. The Legacy of the Tractatus 43 Three. Wittgenstein's Later Approach to Philosophy 47 i. Attending to Use 49 2. Exorcising the Supernatural 53 3. What Theories Are Not 59 4. Wittgenstein's Constructive Vision 64 Four. The Pervasiveness of Showing and Seeing 72 i. A Sense of Direction 75 2.

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