Rules and privacy: remarks on philosophical investigations §202


  • Nick Zangwill Hull University



Rules privacy, Wittgenstein


I first distinguish issues about rules and issues about language in Wittgenstein. I then I distinguish private and private rules and argue that there can be private rules because norms of reasoning are private rules. I suggest that Wittgenstein may have equated rules with public rules. I end with reflections on private language.



Biografia do Autor

Nick Zangwill, Hull University

Professor of Philosophy at Hull University, England, U.K


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