Introduction

Naomi Scheman

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

Abstract

This introductory chapter lays down the philosophy behind the publishing of this collection. All essays therein focus on an epistemological approach to social transgressions, by exploring the current practical, moral, and political problems that can undermine social, political, and economic equality among all human beings. Wittgenstein's philosophy is reinterpreted by identifying the perspectives of the disenfranchised, in having their voices distorted or silenced by even the most discursive of practices among the privileged.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationShifting Ground
Subtitle of host publicationKnowledge and Reality, Transgression and Trustworthiness
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780190267483
ISBN (Print)9780195395112
DOIs
StatePublished - May 27 2015

Keywords

  • Epistemological approach
  • Philosophy
  • Social transgressions
  • Wittgenstein's philosophy

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