2Persuasion as tool of education: The Wittgensteinian caseEducational Philosophy and Theory 53 (6): 624-633. 2020.In this paper, I aim to explore what role persuasion plays in the early education of children. Advocating Wittgenstein, I claim that persuasion involves imparting to a pupil about a particular world-picture by showing rather than explaining. This because we cannot introduce a child to the hinges of a world-picture through a discursive argument. I will employ the remarks of Wittgenstein in On Certainty to define what persuasion is. I will make use of the notes regarding seeing-an-aspect from the …Read more
9Persuasion as tool of education: The Wittgensteinian caseTandf: Educational Philosophy and Theory 1-10. forthcoming..
17Oskari Kuusela, Wittgenstein on Logic as the Method of Philosophy: Re‐examining the Roots and Development of Analytic Philosophy . xi + 297, £55.00 hb (review)Philosophical Investigations 42 (4): 424-427. 2019.
64The later Wittgenstein’s guide to contradictionsSynthese 198 (4): 3783-3799. 2019.This paper portrays the later Wittgenstein’s conception of contradictions and his therapeutic approach to them. I will focus on and give relevance to the Lectures on the Foundations of Mathematics, plus the Remarks on the Foundations of Mathematics. First, I will explain why Wittgenstein’s attitude towards contradictions is rooted in: a rejection of the debate about realism and anti-realism in mathematics; and Wittgenstein’s endorsement of logical pluralism. Then, I will explain Wittgenstein’s t…Read more
University of AberdeenSchool of Divinity, History and PhilosophyDoctoral student
University of Aberdeen
School of Divinity, History and Philosophy
Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland