What Do Philosophers Do?: Maddy, Moore and Wittgenstein

The paper discusses and presents an alternative interpretation to Penelope Maddy’s reading of G.E. Moore’s and Ludwig Wittgenstein’s anti-skeptical strategies as proposed in her book What Do Philosophers Do? Skepticism and the Practice of Philosophy. It connects this discussion with the methodologic...

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Published in:International journal for the study of skepticism
Main Author: Coliva, Annalisa 1973-
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: Brill 2018
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In: International journal for the study of skepticism
Year: 2018, Volume: 8, Issue: 3, Pages: 198-207
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Maddy, Penelope 1950-, What do philosophers do? / Philosophy / Scepticism / Wittgenstein, Ludwig 1889-1951 / Moore, George Edward 1873-1958
Further subjects:B G.E. Moore Ludwig Wittgenstein skepticism common sense therapy meta-philosophy
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Summary:The paper discusses and presents an alternative interpretation to Penelope Maddy’s reading of G.E. Moore’s and Ludwig Wittgenstein’s anti-skeptical strategies as proposed in her book What Do Philosophers Do? Skepticism and the Practice of Philosophy. It connects this discussion with the methodological claims Maddy puts forward and offers an alternative to her therapeutic reading of Wittgenstein’s On Certainty.
ISSN:2210-5700
Contains:In: International journal for the study of skepticism
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1163/22105700-20181341