The Claim of Reason: Wittgenstein, Skepticism, Morality, and Tragedy

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The author has provided a new Preface, in which he discusses the reception and influence of the work, which occupies a niche between philosophy and literary studies.

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Stanley Cavell is Walter M. Cabot Professor of Aesthetics and the General Theory of Value at Harvard University, Emeritus.

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"An altogether remarkable work of American philosophy...that occupies the buffer zone between poetry and philosophy in a unique--and perhaps uniquely American way."--Critical Inquiry


"An intensely personal and uniquely provocative book. Stanley Cavell is a philosophical original."--Review of Metaphysics


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