Wittgenstein and political theory

the view from somewhere
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Edinburgh University Press , Edinburgh
Wittgenstein, Ludwig, -- 1889-1951, Political science -- Philo
StatementChristopher C. Robinson.
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LC ClassificationsJA71 .R593 2009
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Paginationvii, 195 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL24054352M
ISBN 100748639144
ISBN 139780748639144
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Christopher Robinson connects Wittgenstein's philosophy to strategies for achieving political vision in this age where politics has been replaced by bureaucracy as the predominant form of public order, and now takes the form of particular, Wittgenstein's remarks on perception are brought to bear on theory's historical and etymological roots in clear by:   The Paperback of the Wittgenstein and Political Theory: The View from Somewhere by Christopher C.

Robinson at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Get FREE SHIPPING on Orders of $35+ Customer information on COVID B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Brand: Edinburgh University Press. Cressida Heyes has assembled an outstanding group of authors, many of whom show that Wittgenstein's approach to philosophy is more important than ever.

There can be little doubt that this book will contribute to the prestige of political philosophy."-- Dennis Patterson, Social Theory Cited by: Introduction: Wittgenstein and the Scene of Contemporary Political Theory 1.

Theorizing as a Lived Experience: A Wittgensteinian Investigation 2. Wittgenstein's Philosophy After the Disaster 3. Wittgenstein and Citizenship: Reading Socrates in Tehran 4. Why Wittgenstein Is Not Conservative: Conventions and Critique 5. “Wittgenstein and the Study of Politics will appeal both to political theorists who are interested in the resources offered by Wittgenstein and to those seeking to get a grip on the style of political theorizing practised by Taylor, Skinner, and Tully.”Cited by: 2.

Wittgenstein and Political Theory sets out to reconnect Wittgenstein with a range of problems and trends within contemporary political theory. The central argument of the book is that Wittgenstein offers scholars doing the difficult work of theorizing political life today an orientation and array of useful conceptual and critical tools.

Wittgenstein and Political Theory sets out to reconnect Wittgenstein with a range of problems and trends within contemporary political theory. Wittgenstein and political theory book The central argument of the book is that Wittgenstein offers scholars doing the difficult work of theorizing political life today an orientation and array of useful conceptual and critical : Christopher C.

Robinson. influence in political theory comes from the inside. The story of Ludwig Wittgenstein’s influence in political theory however, is a little more complicated. Apart from some limited writings on ethics and cultural interpretation, Wittgenstein never wrote directly about politics.

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Ludwig Wittgenstein () 1 D emocratic societies are today confronted with a challenge that they are ill-prepared to answer because they are unable to grasp its nature. One of the main reason for this incapacity lies, in my view, in the kind of political theory which is dominant today and of the type of rationalistic framework which characterizes most of liberal-democratic theory.

Wittgenstein and Political Theory, newly available in paperback, sets out to reconnect Wittgenstein with a range of problems and trends within contemporary political theory. The central argument of the book is that Wittgenstein offers scholars doing the difficult work of theorizing political life today an orientation and array of useful conceptual and critical : Christopher C.

Robinson. In Wittgenstein and the Study of Politics, Michael Temelini outlines an innovative new approach to understanding the political implications of Wittgenstein's philosophy. Most political philosophers who have approached Wittgenstein have done so through the idea of therapeutic skepticism, implying politics that privilege conservatism or non 5/5(1).

Indeed, the most comprehensive study of Wittgenstein and political theory was published over thirty-five years ago. This book sets out to reconnect Wittgenstein with a range of problems and trends within contemporary political : Christopher C.

Robinson. An ideal introduction for students with no background in the subject, An Introduction to Political Philosophy, Third Edition, combines clarity and a conversational style with a thought-provoking account of the central questions in political philosophy.

Wittgenstein and Political Theory sets out to reconnect Wittgenstein with a range of problems and trends within contemporary political theory. The central argument of the book is that Wittgenstein offers scholars doing the difficult work of theorizing political life today an.

Wittgenstein and Political Theory reconnects Wittgenstein with the problems and trends of contemporary political theory. Christopher C. Robinson's central argument is that Wittgenstein offers scholars an array of useful conceptual and critical tools, particularly his remarks on perception, which are brought to bear on theory's historical and etymological efforts at clear seeing.

A striking feature of the literature on Wittgenstein is the polarizing effect of questions concerning the political implications of his philosophy. Interpretive disagreement is, of course, stock in trade among scholars of any body of texts, but what I have in mind is the complete disdain with which some interpreters respond to particular ways of answering those questions.

In Wittgenstein and the Study of Politics, Michael Temelini outlines an innovative new approach to understanding the political implications of Wittgenstein’s political philosophers who have approached Wittgenstein have done so through the idea of therapeutic skepticism, implying politics that privilege conservatism or non-interference.

Ludwig Wittgenstein's work has been widely interpreted and appropriated by subsequent philosophers, as well as by scholars from areas as diverse as anthropology, cultural studies, literary theory, sociology, law, and medicine.4/5(4).

Balaska, Maria Wittgenstein and Lacan at the Limit: Meaning and Astonishment Palgrave Macmillan. Bavidge, Michael Philosophy in the Borders Bigg Books. Bolger, Robert K.; Coburn, Robert C. Religious Language, Meaning, and Use: The God Who is Not There Bloomsbury Academic.

Ludwig Wittgenstein was unarguably one of the most compelling and applicable thinkers across so many disciplines. Here, Christopher Robinson, assistant professor of humanities and social sciences at Clarkson University in New York, takes up the challenge of exploring what consequences for political theory and theorising Wittgenstein's later remarks especially may have.

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00 Hanna Pitkin argues that Wittgenstein's later philosophy offers a revolutionary new conception of language, and hence a new and deeper understanding of ourselves and the world of human institutions and action.

Hanna Pitkin argues that Wittgenstein's later philosophy offers a revolutionary new conception of language, and hence a new and deeper understanding of ourselves and the world of.

Fantastic interpretation of Wittgenstein's early, middle, and late philosophy. Sluga is one of a few who attempts to relate Wittgenstein's later work with modern political theory (although, Wittgenstein would've repudiated the idea of a 'political theory').4/5.

Wittgenstein and the Idea of a Critical Social Theory: A Critique of Giddens, Habermas and Bhaskar (Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought) Nigel Pleasants This book uses the philosophy of Wittgenstein as a perspective from which to challenge the idea of a critical social theory, represented pre-eminently by Giddens, Habernas and.

This book, newly available in paperback, relates Wittgenstein's philosophy to a range of problems and trends in contemporary political theory.

Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Reconnecting Wittgenstein with a range of problems and trends within contemporary political theory, the central argument of the book is that Wittgenstein offers scholars doing the difficult work of theorizing political life today an orientation and array of useful conceptual and critical tools.

Pitkin's diverse interests range from the history of European political thought from ancient to modern times, through ordinary language philosophy and textual analysis, to issues of psychoanalysis and gender in political and social theory.

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Pitkin's books are The Concept of Representation (), Wittgenstein and Justice (,), and Institutions: University of California, Berkeley. InWittgenstein and the Study of Politics, Michael Temelini outlines an innovative new approach to understanding the political implications of Wittgenstein's philosophy.

eISBN: Subjects: Philosophy, Sociology, Political Science. Buy Wittgenstein and the Idea of a Critical Social Theory: A Critique of Giddens, Habermas and Bhaskar (Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought) 1 by Pleasants, Nigel (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Nigel Pleasants. Wittgenstein and Normative Inquiry examines the relevance of Ludwig Wittgenstein's philosophy for ethics, aesthetics, political philosophy, and religion.

It analyzes the intellectual contexts which shaped Wittgenstein's normative thought, traces his influences, and presents contemporary uses of his philosophy in normative fields. A Clarkson University professor has completed a book on one of the most noted philosophers of the 20th century.

Christopher C. Robinson, assistant professor of political science, recently published "Wittgenstein and Political Theory: The View from Somewhere" with Edinburgh University Press and Columbia University Press.

The aim of this dissertation is to narrate and analyse the influence of Wittgenstein in political theory as a contribution to the intellectual history of twentieth century political thought.

To that end, Hanna Pitkin's "Wittgenstein and Justice" and James Tully's "Public Philosophy in a New Key" present an exemplary (in both senses of the word.Ludwig Wittgenstein has books on Goodreads with ratings. Ludwig Wittgenstein’s most popular book is Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus.Wittgenstein's later work, a series of central issues in contemporary political theory is discussed in order to sketch out this alternative way of democratic thinking.

Introduction Democratic societies are today confronted with a challenge that they are ill-prepared to .