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Wittgenstein on Representability and Possibility (Forthcoming)

Citation
Johnston C (2017) Wittgenstein on Representability and Possibility (Forthcoming). In: Lapointe S, Pincock C (ed.). Innovations in the History of Analytical Philosophy. Palgrave Innovations in Philosophy, London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Abstract
First paragraph: It is a central claim of the Tractatus that a proposition “contains the possibility of the state of affairs it represents” (TLP §2.203). This essay seeks to understand this claim, and so to understand why “we cannot think anything unlogical” (TLP §3.03), why “it is impossible to judge a nonsense” (TLP §5.5422).

StatusIn press
EditorLapointe S, Pincock C
AuthorsJohnston Colin
Title of seriesPalgrave Innovations in Philosophy
Publication date11/09/2017
URLhttp://www.palgrave.com/gb/book/9781137408075
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Place of publicationLondon
ISBN 978-1-137-40807-5
eISBN 978-1-137-40808-2
LanguageEnglish
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