Wittgenstein and the Social Sciences: Action, Ideology and Justice

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Vinten looks at the relationship between Wittgenstein's philosophy and the social sciences as well as at the ideological implications of Wittgenstein's philosophy and applications of Wittgenstein's philosophy to problems in social science. He examines and assesses the work of thinkers like Richard Rorty, Perry Anderson, and Chantal Mouffe.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherAnthem Press
Number of pages236
ISBN (Electronic)9781785273124
ISBN (Print)9781785273117
Publication statusPublished - 27 Jul 2020

Publication series

NameAnthem Studies in Wittgenstein
PublisherAnthem Press


  • Wittgenstein
  • Social science
  • Richard Rorty
  • Chantal Mouffe
  • Terry Eagleton
  • Alex Callinicos
  • Social Epistemology
  • Donald Davidson


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