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Wittgenstein Today

Danièle Moyal-Sharrock
Published Online: 2016-02-20 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/witt-2016-0103


In this paper,¹ I briefly take stock of Wittgenstein’s contribution to philosophy and some other disciplines. Surveying some of the ways in which he emphasizes the primacy of action, together with the superfluity - in basic cases - of propositions and cognition, in his account of mind, language and action, I suggest that, far from being a maverick philosopher, Wittgenstein’s pioneering ’enactivism’ puts him in the mainstream of philosophy today. I mention the importance of his thought for the philosophy of mind and epistemology, as also for psychology and the cognitive sciences, and conclude that Wittgenstein’s philosophy is still spearheading the fight against physicalism and reductionism.

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Published Online: 2016-02-20

Published in Print: 2016-02-01

Citation Information: Wittgenstein-Studien, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 1–14, ISSN (Online) 1868-7458, ISSN (Print) 1868-7431, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/witt-2016-0103.

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