Wittgenstein’s ‘Non-Cognitivism’ – Explained and Vindicated

@article{Fischer2007Wittgensteins,
  title={Wittgenstein’s ‘Non-Cognitivism’ – Explained and Vindicated},
  author={Eugen Fischer},
  journal={Synthese},
  year={2007},
  volume={162},
  pages={53-84}
}
The later Wittgenstein advanced a revolutionary but puzzling conception of how philosophy ought to be practised: Philosophical problems are not to be coped with by establishing substantive claims or devising explanations or theories. Instead, philosophical questions ought to be treated ‘like an illness’. Even though this ‘non-cognitivism’ about philosophy has become a focus of debate, the specifically ‘therapeutic’ aims and ‘non-theoretical’ methods constitutive of it remain ill understood… CONTINUE READING
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