Philosophical Investigations – Free Special Issue

Virtual Issue: Philosophical Investigations from past to present

Founded in 1978 and associated with the British Wittgenstein Society, Philosophical Investigations is published quarterly by Wiley-Blackwell. This international journal features articles, discussions, critical notices and reviews covering every branch of philosophy. Whether focusing on traditional or on new aspects of the subject, it offers thought-provoking articles and maintains a lively readership with an acclaimed discussion section and wide-ranging book reviews.

In this exciting virtual issue, the editorial team have selected some of the best articles, critical notices and reviews published in Philosophical Investigations from 1980 to the present day. We are confident that you will find this virtual issue interesting and informative. See below for a full list of articles, critical notices and reviews.

Self and Self-Consciousness: Aristotelian Ontology and Cartesian Duality
Andrea Christofidou

Wittgenstein on Meaning and Use
James Conant

Philosophy, Death and Immortality
John Haldane

Peter Winch and Political Authority
John Horton

Quine’s ‘Two Dogmas of Empiricism’: or The Power of Bad Logic
Geoffrey Hunter

Kripke on Heat and Sensations of Heat
Norman Malcolm

Socrates in the Platonic Dialogues
Catherine Osborne

The Fundamental Problems of Philosophy
Rush Rhees, Timothy Tessin

Morality and Religion: Some Questions about First Principles
John Rist

Upon Nothing
Roger Scruton

Critical Notices
Alasdair Maclntyre: After Virtue
Simon Blackburn

Iris Murdoch: Metaphysics as a Guide to Morals
Mary Midgley

Ilham Dilman: Existentialist Critiques of Cartesianism
John Cottingham

R. G. Frey: Rights, Killing, and Suffering: Moral Vegetarianism and Applied Ethics
Cora Diamond

Hilary Putnam: Words and life and Pragmatism
H. O. Mounce

David Stove: The Plato Cult
H. O. Mounce

Kai Nielsen and D. Z. Phillips: Wittgensteinian Fideism?
Van A. Harvey

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3 thoughts on “Philosophical Investigations – Free Special Issue”

  1. The issue is billed as being “free”, but this seems now to be untrue; is this a software glitch? Trying to access the papers leads to a set of prices for different versions — only the abstracts are in fact free, as with other journal issues.

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