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Ludwig Wittgenstein and the Analysis of Language

Introduction

This course explores the life, influences, and contributions of Ludwig Wittgenstein to analytic philosophy, focusing on his works such as the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus and the Philosophical Investigations, as well as his influence on contemporary philosophy, language and meaning, and the philosophy of science.

What you will learn

By completing this course, learners will gain a deep understanding of Ludwig Wittgenstein's impact on analytic philosophy, language analysis, and the philosophy of science, as well as the ability to critically analyze and evaluate his key concepts and their relevance to contemporary philosophical debates.

Course program

The Life and Influences of Ludwig Wittgenstein
Wittgenstein's Contributions to Analytic Philosophy
Language and Meaning in Wittgenstein's Philosophy
Wittgenstein's Influence on Contemporary Philosophy
Wittgenstein's Views on Language and Thought
Wittgenstein's Ideas and the Philosophy of Science
Wittgenstein's Influence on Linguistics and Pragmatics