Beyond Relativism? Re-engaging Wittgenstein

Bal, Ramakanta (2002) Beyond Relativism? Re-engaging Wittgenstein. In: UNSPECIFIED Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society, pp. 196-198.

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Relativism is the view that there are as many
worlds as there are ways of thinking and expressing the
worlds that are expressed. That is to say, things are
related to the ways in which we express them. Thus
philosophers assert that the way we express our thoughts
in language even affects the way we perceive the world.
Relativism is a reaction against the view that there is one
and only one way of describing the world. Therefore,
relativists argue that the different conceptual abilities and
habits are liable to result in different ways of seeing the

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Relativsm; Logical Structure of Language; Wittgenstein, L.; Williams, B.; Strawson, P.
Subjects: Philosophie > Philosophische Disziplinen > Logik, analytische Philosophie
Philosophie > Philosophische Disziplinen > Ontologie
Philosophie > Philosophische Disziplinen > Sprachphilosophie
Philosophie > Philosophische Journale, Kongresse, Vereinigungen > Wittgenstein Symposium Kirchberg, Pre-Proceedings > Kirchberg 2002
Depositing User: Wolfgang Heuer
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2020 14:25
Last Modified: 06 Dec 2020 14:25

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