Wittgenstein on rules and private language is a 1982 book by philosopher of language saul kripke in which the author contends that the central argument of ludwig wittgensteins philosophical investigations centers on a devastating rule following paradox that undermines the possibility of our ever following rules in our use of language kripke . The idea of a private language was made famous in philosophy by ludwig wittgenstein who in 243 of his book philosophical investigations explained it thus the words of this language are to refer to what only the speaker can know to his immediate private sensations so another person cannot understand the language. Originally published in 1982 saul kripkes rules and private language has become a classic in contemporary analytic philosophy and probably the most notable if contentious analysis of wittgensteins later work. In this book saul kripke brings his powerful philosophic intelligence to bear on wittgensteins analysis of the notion of following a rule to ask other readers questions about wittgenstein on rules and private language please sign up be the first to ask a question about wittgenstein on rules and . The private language argument argues that a language understandable by only a single individual is incoherent and was introduced by ludwig wittgenstein in his later work especially in the philosophical investigations wittgenstein on rules and private language basil blackwell publishing
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