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.
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.”: