Hamann, Nietzsche, and Wittgenstein on the Language of Philosophers

Hamann and the Tradition, edited by Lisa Marie Anderson (Illinois: Northwestern University Press, 2012), pp. 104-121

25 Pages Posted: 12 Mar 2014 Last revised: 28 Mar 2015

Date Written: January 20, 2011

Abstract

In this chapter I shall examine some of Johann Georg Hamann’s claims about how philosophers misuse, misunderstand, and are misled by language. I will then examine how he anticipates things that Friedrich Nietzsche and Ludwig Wittgenstein say on this topic.

Keywords: Johann Georg Hamann, Friedrich Nietzsche, Ludwig Wittgenstein, philosophy of language, language, philosophy, Hamann, Nietzsche, Wittgenstein

Suggested Citation

Gray, Jonathan, Hamann, Nietzsche, and Wittgenstein on the Language of Philosophers (January 20, 2011). Hamann and the Tradition, edited by Lisa Marie Anderson (Illinois: Northwestern University Press, 2012), pp. 104-121, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2407424

Jonathan Gray (Contact Author)

King's College London ( email )

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London, WC2R 2LS
United Kingdom

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