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Mihai Ometiță, Oskari Kuusela, Timur Uçan (eds.) – Wittgenstein and Phenomenology (Routledge, 2018)

Mihai Ometiță, Oskari Kuusela, Timur Uçan (eds.),  Wittgenstein and Phenomenology, Routledge, 2018

This volume of new essays explores the relationship between the thought of Wittgenstein and the key figures of phenomenology: Husserl, Heidegger, Levinas, Merleau-Ponty and Sartre. It is the first book to provide an overview of how Wittgenstein’s philosophy in its different phases, including his own so-called phenomenological phase, relates to the variety of phenomenological approaches developed in continental Europe. In so doing, the volume seeks to throw light on both sides of the comparison, and to clarify more broadly the relations between analytic and phenomenological philosophy. However, rather than treating the interpretation of either phenomenological philosophy or Wittgenstein as an already settled issue, several chapters in the volume examine and question received views regarding them, and develop alternatives to such views.  Wittgenstein and Phenomenology  will be of interest to scholars working in philosophical methodology and metaphilosophy, the philosophy of mind, philosophy of language and logic, and ethics.