Wittgenstein: Meaning & Understanding as States of Mind?

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Recording of Prof. John McDowell: “Can We Conceive Meaning, Understanding, etc. as States of Mind?” — Lecture given on June 3, 2005 at “Wittgenstein, Philosophy and Language” conference in Skjolden, Norway, June 1-4, 2005.

http://wab.aksis.uib.no/wab_contrib-audio-mcd-sk05.page

In the lecture. Prof. McDowell discusses Wittgenstein’s conception of understanding as discussed in Philosophical Investigations. In particular, he addresses points raised in Warren Goldfarb’s 1992 paper, “Wittgenstein on Understanding.”:

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1475-4975.1992.tb00145.x/abstract

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