Title Formal Approaches to Wittgenstein’s Philosophy
Code BMA-LOTD-404.02, BMI-LOTD-404E.02, BMI-LOTD-101E.02, BMA-LOTD-101.05, BBN-FIL-402.72, BMA-FILD-402.82
Lecturer Mekis Péter
Time and venue Friday 12:00-13:30 I 221 --- first session: February 13!
Description Although according to its title Wittgenstein's seminal early work is a logico-philosophical treatise, the exposition of its content lacks formal rigor. In the course, we attempt at a formal reconstruction of various aspects of the early Wittgenstein's system.
  • Wittgenstein, L., Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus. Transl. Pears and McGuinness). Routledge, 1994.
  • Stenius, E., Wittgenstein's Tractatus: A Critical Exposition of Its Main Lines of Thought. Blackwell, 1960.
  • Black, M., A Companion to Wittgenstein's Tractatus. Cambridge UP, 1964.
  • Ramsey, F., Critical notice of L. Wittgenstein's Tractatus. Mind 32(128), 1923. 465--478.