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Uncertainty

Uncertainty D a v i d P a l u m b o - L i u hen I was an undergraduate at Berkeley, I too k a course on W ittg en ste in from a pro fe ssor w ith a noticeable German accent. A ll du rin g the firs t day o f class, he kept referring to a text that I th o u g h t was title d , Uncertainty. Of course, once I g o t the syllabus he handed o u t at the end o f the class, I realized that the title o f the book was On Certainty. In som e ways, I suppose, the firs t title w o rks as w e ll as the actual one to describe w h a t W ittg en ste in had to say about certainty. A lot o f w h a t I w a n t to say in this m od est and b rie f response to the papers and notes I received fro m Jeffrey Robinson cen­ ters on th is idea o f certainty, specifically as it m ay help us th http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png English Language Notes Duke University Press

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Copyright
Copyright © 2009 Regents of the University of Colorado
ISSN
0013-8282
eISSN
2573-3575
DOI
10.1215/00138282-47.1.81
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Abstract

D a v i d P a l u m b o - L i u hen I was an undergraduate at Berkeley, I too k a course on W ittg en ste in from a pro fe ssor w ith a noticeable German accent. A ll du rin g the firs t day o f class, he kept referring to a text that I th o u g h t was title d , Uncertainty. Of course, once I g o t the syllabus he handed o u t at the end o f the class, I realized that the title o f the book was On Certainty. In som e ways, I suppose, the firs t title w o rks as w e ll as the actual one to describe w h a t W ittg en ste in had to say about certainty. A lot o f w h a t I w a n t to say in this m od est and b rie f response to the papers and notes I received fro m Jeffrey Robinson cen­ ters on th is idea o f certainty, specifically as it m ay help us th

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English Language NotesDuke University Press

Published: Mar 1, 2009

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